August 2015 Monthly Briefing

Federal Judge Blocks New Clean Water Rule

A U.S. District Court judge in North Dakota on August 27 issued a temporary injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers’ Waters of the U.S (WOTUS) rule, calling it “exceptionally expansive”. The ruling blocks implementation of the rule in 13 states pending further judicial proceedings.

Click here to read the August 2015 “Monthly Briefing” and learn more about this issue and other recent developments in the Western water world:

  • Welcome to the Bizarro Universe of California Water – Recent Management Decisions, Media Coverage Puzzling and Troubling
  • Wasting Water in Time of Drought? – An Important Fact Sheet Prepared by the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
  • Environmental Groups Sue Over Oregon Spotted Frog -150 Local Farmers and Ranchers Show for Town Hall Meeting
  • Reclamation Hosts Infrastructure Investment Strategy Meeting – New Excess Capacity Policies Released for Public Review –
  • Federal Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Klamath Straits Drain -Court’s Holding “Welcome News” to Western Water Users
  • Arizona Water Management Certificate Program

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