California v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20593
No(s). 77-285 (U.S. Jul 3, 1978)

The United States Supreme Court, by a 6-3 margin, concludes that Ā§8 of the Reclamation Act of 1902 allows a state to impose conditions on the control, appropriation, use, and distribution of water from a federal reclamation project as long as the conditions do not conflict with federal law respecti...