Lawsuit prompts a new round of California v. Trump
The state of California has opened another front in its expanding war with the Trump administration over environmental protections, this time with a legal challenge to new water management rules designed to aid farmers.
Lawsuits loom as Trump opens Calif. taps
Legal challenges and fierce politicking lie ahead for the farmer-friendly California water moves celebrated with a flourish yesterday by President Trump and his Interior Department team. "You'll be able to farm your land, and you'll be able to do things you never thought possible," Trump told a California audience. But resistance swelled elsewhere in the state.
Trump to Calif. farmers: Here's more water
The Trump administration is catering to California's water-dependent farmers and some of the president's closest congressional allies by opening up the taps for thirsty cotton fields, pistachio orchards and field crops — at the potential expense of endangered fish.
Bernhardt's old firm adds lawyer who fought methane regs
Prominent Western energy and natural resources attorney Eric Waeckerlin has now saddled up with the Denver-based Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP law firm.
Water issues could boil over in key House race
Political dollars are flowing into California's rural San Joaquin Valley for a closely watched congressional rematch replete with consequences for water and other natural resource issues.