Nevada Supreme Court Orders Trial Court To Review Mining Water Application

Mealey's (October 2, 2015, 3:11 PM EDT) -- CARSON CITY, Nev. — A unanimous Nevada Supreme Court on Sept. 18 ordered a trial court to grant judicial review of a state engineer’s approval of a mining company’s water use applications due to concerns by existing water users that the mining operation may dry up groundwater and that the company’s mitigation plan might not provide them with replacement water (Eureka County, et al. v. The State of Nevada State Engineer, et al., Nos. 61324 and 63258, Nev. Sup.; 2015 Nev. Unpub. LEXIS 1110).

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