Monthly Archives: May 2011

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES FINDS DRAFT BAY DELTA PLAN A “POST HOC RATIONALIZATION” FOR PERIPHERAL CANAL/TUNNEL 

Paul Stanton Kibel (Associate Professor, GGU School of Law) and Kalla Hirschbein (Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman’s Associations and Institute for Fisheries Resources) The Bay Delta refers to the area where the freshwater of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers … Continue reading

Posted in Work on Water

Update on AB 32 case: Judge issues narrow writ

[Posted by Professor Alan Ramo] UPDATE:  ORDER TEMPORARILY STAYED PENDING FURTHER BRIEFING ON STAY. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ernest Goldsmith on Friday, May 20, 2011, issued the final judgment in the controversial case involving California’s global warming legislation, AB … Continue reading

Posted in Air and Environmental Justice, Climate Change

RIGHTS TO “RECAPTURED” IRRIGATION WATER: THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DECISION IN MONTANA V. WYOMING

Posted By Paul Stanton Kibel (Associate Professor and CUEL Co-Director) and Jon-Erik Magnus (Managing Editor, GGU Environmental Law Journal) In early May 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued its much-awaited water rights decision in Montana v. Wyoming. (http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/10pdf/137Orig.pdf) The … Continue reading

Posted in Work on Water