Federal Government, Tribes Oppose Stay Of Court’s River Restoration Order

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 12:38 PM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The United States and intervening Native American tribes in a Clear Water Act (CWA) civil violation case on Jan. 16 opposed a motion by an irrigation district to stay a district court’s order to restore a river course pending appeal, saying the defendants have little likelihood of success on the merits (United States of America, et al. v. John Hubenka, et al., No. 10-93, D. Wyo.).

In October, U.S. Judge Alan B. Johnson of the District of Wyoming found that LeClair Irrigation District...
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