Water Law & Policy Alert – Update from Somach Simmons & Dunn

Court of Appeal Sides with Parties Seeking Attorneys’ Fees for Challenge to California WaterFix Project

Siding with public agencies and environmental groups who filed numerous legal challenges to the “twin tunnel” Delta conveyance project known as California WaterFix, the Third District Court of Appeal today unanimously held that the trial court improperly denied the appellants’ attorneys’ fees motions when it ruled that their legal challenges were not a “catalyst” for the State’s 2019 decision to rescind the WaterFix project approvals and decertify the project environmental impact report. … Read More

Written by Kelley M. Taber