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National Audubon Soc'y v. Department of Water

Citation: 19 ELR 20198
No. Nos. 85-2046 et al., 869 F.2d 1196/28 ERC 1373/(9th Cir., 10/06/1988)

The court holds that there is no federal common-law nuisance claim for air or water pollution caused by stream diversions. The diversions lowered the level of Mono Lake, causing air pollution when the wind picked up dust from the exposed lake bed....

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