Day: May 12, 2019

WESTERN WATER: Judge on landowners’ plight: ‘I won’t say the word “screwed”‘

Buy some land, have water rights, then have a government agency divert your water.  An Obama appointee, Judge Elaine Kaplan (below) will decide if this is the new normal. The latest clash between federal land managers and Sagebrush Rebellion-style critics played out in tense but buttoned-up proceedings yesterday in a quiet courtroom in Washington, D.C. […]

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