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agricultural water use

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians v. Nevada

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision vacating the Nevada state engineer's approval of the state wildlife agency's application to transfer water rights from agricultural land in the Newlands Reclamation Project to the Carson...

Abatti v. Imperial Irrigation District

ELR Case

A California appellate court affirmed a lower court decision denying agricultural water users' claim that an irrigation district violated the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) when it adopted regulations for the...

Arkansas: Water

ELR State Update Item

Cherry Valley Pass Acres & Neighbors v. City of Beaumont

ELR Case

A California appellate court affirmed a lower court decision denying a petition challenging a city's approval of a project to build 560 residential units on a 200-acre site long used for agricultural purposes. A citizens group...