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Yurok Tribe v. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

ELR Case

A district court denied a Native American tribe's request to lift a stay in a lawsuit against the Bureau of Reclamation seeking to protect endangered coho salmon from the impacts of an irrigation project in the Klamath River Basin. The...

Kansas v. Nebraska

ELR Case

The U.S. Supreme Court adopted a Special Master's determination that Nebraska "knowingly failed" to comply with its obligations under a 2002 settlement agreement that resolved an underlying water allocation dispute between Nebraska and...

Maryland: Ground water

ELR State Update Item

Voices for Rural Living v. El Dorado Irrigation District

ELR Case

A California appellate court reversed in part a lower court decision granting a petition to vacate an irrigation district's approval of an agreement to provide water to a casino on tribal land. In approving the agreement, the irrigation...