California Appeals Court Affirms $445,005 Attorney Fee Award In Water Policy Case

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 8:01 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California appeals court on Oct. 15, 2014, affirmed a lower court’s award of $445,005 in attorney fees to an environmental group that successfully challenged a state water board policy (Living Rivers Council v. State Water Resources Control Board, No. A138723, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 5; 2014 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 7321).

(Opinion available. Document #95-141023-019Z.)

The California State Water Resources Board adopted the Policy for Maintaining Instream Flows in Northern California Coastal Streams as required by the California Water Code Section...
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