Register Now for the California Water Law & Policy Conference

33rd Annual California Water Law & Policy Conference Downey Brand is pleased to be a sponsor of Argent Communications’ 33rd Annual California Water Law & Policy Conference on June 11-12, 2018, in San Francisco.   This year’s comprehensive conference will focus on water storage projects and water planning projects. Other important issues include groundwater sustainability […]

ACWA Continuing Legal Education Workshop for Water Professionals

ACWA CLE 2016 September 15-16, 2016 Bahia Resort Hotel San Diego, CA The workshop will include programs on topics such as: *   Endangered Species Act Consultation *   Legal Issues with Dam Removal *   Waters of the United States *   Ethical Issues and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act *   Legislative Update *   CEQA Litigation *   Role […]

Law 360: High Court Allows Challenges To Army Corps Water Decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday that federal courts can review Army Corps of Engineers determinations that a wetland is subject to Clean Water Act regulations, a win for landowners who complained they faced unreasonable hurdles when they disagreed with the agency’s finding. ENVIRONMENTAL Tuesday, May 31, 2016 BREAKING: High Court Allows Challenges To Army […]

High Court Case On CWA Findings Might Alter Jurisdiction More Than Rule February 17, 2016

  High Court Case On CWA Findings Might Alter Jurisdiction More Than Rule February 17, 2016 Source: Association of California Water Agencies A pending Supreme Court ruling on whether regulators’ findings that waters are jurisdictional under the Clean Water Act (CWA) are subject to pre-enforcement review might alter the scope of the water law more […]