Association of Cal. Water Agencies v. Evans

ELR Citation: ELR 20101
No(s). 03-15380 (9th Cir. Sep 24, 2004)

The Ninth Circuit held that water agencies were entitled to fees and costs under the ESA even though their underlying suit was dismissed as moot. In the suit below, the agencies argued that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated the ESA when it designated certain lands in California a...