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The Biden Administration changes—yet again—which waters the Clean Water Act regulates. But that change impacts California differently than other states.
November 17, 2022 (Sacramento, CA) — Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to announce that David Cameron has joined the firm's Sacramento office as a partner in the Government Section and the Water Law Practice Group.
A California Court of Appeal held that the State Water Board lacks authority to curtail valid pre-1914 appropriative water rights holders from diverting water
The Biden Administration Proposes Changing the Water Quality Certification Review Process for Federally Permitted Projects
The U.S. EPA proposed a new rule under the Clean Water Act reversing the Trump Administration’s rule
The Plata v. City of San Jose court decision found that the late charges were not governed by Proposition 218.
Army Corps Finalizes New Clean Water Act Nationwide Permits That May Benefit Infrastructure Projects
US Army Corps of Engineers finalized a rule renewing nationwide permits under the Clean Water Act for projects involving discharges of dredge or fill material to jurisdictional waters
SB 323 reduces water and sewer agencies' exposure to lawsuits brought up to a decade after their rates were adopted, increasing budgetary certainty and rate stability.
While agencies and courts continue to shift federal jurisdiction over wetlands, California’s State Wetlands Procedures are ready to fill regulatory gaps that may result from those changes.
Court of Appeal upholds the 'physical solution' for the Antelope Valley groundwater adjudication, which subordinates certain overlying water right holders to other beneficial users.
The Supreme Court overruled the Court of Appeals and found that municipal water rates fall within the broad understanding of a tax, in Wilde v. City of Dunsmuir.