Description Date Docket #
Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of Conservation
California Court of Appeal
Water Law, Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Affirmed that an environmental group was not entitled to a writ of mandate directing the California Department of Conservation to order the immediate...
08/14/2018 A149896
Sierra Club v. State Water Control Board
United States Fourth Circuit
Water Law, Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
Denied a legal challenge filed by environmental groups seeking to prevent the construction of a natural gas pipeline across part of Virginia. The...
08/01/2018 17-2406
Restore Hetch Hetchy v. City and County of San Francisco
California Court of Appeal
Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Water Law
Affirmed the dismissal of an environmental group's claim that the California Constitution does not allow the O'Shaughnessy Dam to be used to divert...
08/01/2018 F074107
LandWatch San Luis Obispo Co. v. Cambria Comm. Serv. Dist.
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Judgement Enforcement, Water Law
Affirmed and published a previously unpublished opinion in which a non-profit organization petitioned for a writ against a public agency and elected...
07/27/2018 B281823
CA Water Impact Network v. Co. of San Luis Obispo
California Court of Appeal
Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Water Law
Affirmed the trial court's ruling that CEQA did not apply in a case where the plaintiff challenged the county's issuance of water well permits as...
07/27/2018 B283846
Cooling Water Intake Structure Coalition v. EPA
United States Second Circuit
Public Utilities, Environmental Law, Water Law
Denied petitions for review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final rule related to cooling water intake structures. The petitioners in...
07/23/2018 14‐4645
Morales v. US
United States Ninth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Government Law, Water Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a Federal Tort Claims Act lawsuit filed by a deceased pilot's estate after his helicopter struck an unmarked cable suspended...
07/13/2018 17-15215
Florida v. Georgia
United States Supreme Court
Water Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law
Remanded to Special Master for further findings. Florida sued Georgia over equitably apportioning of water from an interstate river basin. The Supreme...
06/27/2018 142 Orig
USA v. US Board of Water Comm’r
United States Ninth Circuit
Government Law, Water Law, Administrative Law
Reversing, vacating and remanding the district court's decision which had rejected the California State Water Control Board's approval of the...
06/22/2018 15-16316
Mateel Environmental v. Office of Environmental Health
California Court of Appeal
Environmental Law, Health Law, Water Law
Affirming a trial court denial of a motion for judgment on the pleadings for declaratory relief or writ of mandate and an order in favor of the Office...
06/05/2018 A148711

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