Phelps v. State Water Res. Control Bd., C052770
Denial of petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory relief challenging order imposing civil penalties against plaintiffs for unauthorized diversion of water is affirmed as most of plaintiffs' claims are time-barred under Water Code section 1126, and the court's other findings were supported by substantial evidence.
- Decided 11/26/2007
- Published 11/26/2007
California Court of Appeal
Nomellini, Grilli & McDaniel, Dante John Nomellini, Daniel A. McDaniel, Dante John Nomellini, Jr., Stockton, John Herrick, Stockton, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Atty. Gen., Mary E. Hackenbracht, Senior Asst. Atty. Gen., Clifford T. Lee, Deputy Atty. Gen., Erin K.L. Mahaney, for Defendants and Respondents., Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Atty. Gen., Mary E. Hackenbracht, Senior Asst. Atty. Gen., Bruce Reeves, Supervising Deputy Atty. Gen. (Acting), for Real Party in Interest and Respondent Department of Water Resources., O'Laughlin & Paris, Tim O'Laughlin, William C. Paris, III, Chico, Kenneth P. Petruzzelli, for Real Party in Interest and Respondent San Joaquin River Group Authority.