San Luis Obispo Coastkeeper v. Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20112
No(s). 21-55479 (9th Cir. Sep 23, 2022)

The Ninth Circuit, 2-1, reversed summary judgment for the Bureau of Reclamation and Santa Maria Water District in a lawsuit concerning the endangered Southern California steelhead. Environmental groups argued the agencies' operation of a dam in the Santa Maria River watershed interfered with the ste...