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California v. United States

Citation: 8 ELR 20593
No. No. 77-285, 438 U.S. 645/11 ERC 1820/(U.S., 07/03/1978) Rev'd

The United States Supreme Court, by a 6-3 margin, concludes that §8 of the Reclamation Act of 1902 allows a state to impose conditions on the control, appropriation, use, and distribution of water from a federal reclamation project as long as the conditions do not conflict with federal law respecting the project....

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