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California Supreme Court Won’t Depublish Appeal Court’s Water Rates Ruling

Mealey's (July 24, 2015, 3:47 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Supreme Court on July 22 denied a request by the state attorney general to depublish an intermediate appeals court’s ruling that tiered water rates must be tied to the cost of service and not intended to penalize heavy water users (Capistrano Taxpayers Association, Inc. v. City of San Juan Capistrano, No. S226906, Calif. Sup.).

On June 5, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris asked the state Supreme Court to depublish a Fourth District Court of Appeal ruling that questioned the constitutionality of...
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