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United States v. California Department of Transportation

ELR Citation: ELR 20106
Nos. No. C 09-0437 PJH, (N.D. Cal. , 02/25/2011)

A district court, on motions for summary judgment, held that the California Department of Transportation is liable to the United States for damages caused to a lake and creek due to runoff from a state-run highway that cuts across federal property—the Presidio in San Francisco. A 1938 permit authorized the state's construction of the highway....

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