Mineral County v. Lyon County

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20218
No(s). 75917 (Nev. Sep 17, 2020)

The Nevada Supreme Court held that the public trust doctrine did not permit reallocation of water rights already adjudicated and settled under the doctrine of prior appropriation in a lawsuit concerning established water rights for a deteriorating lake in western Nevada. The court found that while t...