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Trump’s move to redefine water rule threatens wetlands banks
Trump’s order directs the EPA and Corps to consider adopting the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s 2006 definition, which could hit mitigation banking hard.

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Ecology curtails water rights as Western Washington dries
Ecology curtails water rights as Western Washington dries
Western Washington irrigators receive curtailment notices
Reclamation chief revitalizes agency’s infrastructure mission
Reclamation chief revitalizes agency’s infrastructure mission
It’s a new day at the Bureau of Reclamation with the agency focusing on water infrastructure projects, according to the top administrator.
Tough new trespass law brings implications for agriculture
Tough new trespass law brings implications for agriculture
Idaho’s new trespass law makes entering a property a punishable offense, which would legally apply to irrigation district employees taking a shortcut to reach a headgate.
Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes
New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys
Lawsuit Aims To Protect Salmon From Logging On Oregon State Forests
Logging on the Clatsop and Tillamook state forests is a key source of funding for area counties.
EPA transfers water pollution elimination program to Idaho DEQ
EPA transfers water pollution elimination program to Idaho DEQ
The change means all Northwest states will administer their own Pollutant Discharge Elimination System programs.
Montana’s Blackfeet tribe, Zinke put water deal into effect
Leaders of the Blackfeet Nation and U.S. Interior Department have put into effect a $471 million settlement of water rights claims for the northwestern Montana tribe that was decades in the making
Supreme Court tie goes to Washington tribes in landmark culvert case
Supreme Court tie goes to Washington tribes in landmark culvert case
Supreme Court upholds order to replace fish-blocking culverts
Supreme Court tie favors Indian tribes in Washington state
Justice Anthony Kennedy stepped aside from the case because of an earlier 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals case.
U.S. Supreme Court ties, allowing landmark culvert order to stand in Washington
U.S. Supreme Court ties, allowing landmark culvert order to stand in Washington
Supreme Court lets culvert order stand

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