2 California Water Districts Seek Summary Judgment For Dam Release Claims
Mealey's (August 8, 2016, 12:07 PM EDT) -- FRESNO, Calif. — Two California water districts on Aug. 4 asked a federal court to grant them summary judgment on their claims that the federal government exceeded its authority in 2014 and 2015 by releasing water from a dam to reduce fish kills (San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., No. 15-1290, E.D. Calif.).
(Brief available. Document #95-160811-009B.)
In 2015, the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority and the Westlands Water District sued the U.S. Department of Interior and other...