Environmental Law & Policy Alerts – Update from Somach, Simmons & Dunn

October 7, 2020
Nevada Supreme Court Holds That State May Not Reallocate Adjudicated Water Rights for Public Trust

On September 17, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued a decision on whether Nevada’s public trust doctrine permits reallocation of water rights previously settled under Nevada’s prior appropriation doctrine.  The majority found that the public trust doctrine does not permit such reallocation. … Read More
Written by Michelle E. Chester