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H.R. 1461, Chamber Action

ELR Congressional Update

The Water Marketing Solution

ELR Article

This Article suggests concrete solutions to promote the development of robust water markets. It begins with a review of water transfers in the western United States and historical water use patterns that help illuminate the problem. It...

Montana: Water

ELR State Update Item

Natural Resources Defense Council v. Salazar

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit held that the Bureau of Reclamation did not violate the ESA when it renewed 41 water service contracts in California despite concerns over the endangered delta smelt. Conservation groups argued that the Bureau renewed...

S. 2245, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2245, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2104, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases

ELR Case

A California appellate court reversed and remanded a lower court decision invalidating a settlement agreement between the state and three water and irrigation agencies concerning the intra-state right to water from the Colorado River....

Texas: Water

ELR State Update Item

Idaho: Water

ELR State Update Item