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June 10, 2015 | Blog Post

California Court Blocks Move to Let Farmers Drain Salmon Streams

Last week, the California Court of Appeal overturned a superior court ruling from Siskiyou County in northern California in a decision that supports a concept so simple and straightforward that the court was able to sum it up with one wry quote from the Dr. Seuss book Horton Hatches the Egg.

“I meant what I said, and I said what I meant,” concluded the court, echoing the words of Horton, an elephant in the story who is determined to keep his word to sit on an egg while the mother bird is away.

June 10, 2015 | Case

Defending Public Land and Mineral Rights in California

BLM’s resource management plan opens federal land to fracking without any meaningful analysis of fracking-related risks, including the use of toxic chemicals and pollution threats to California’s precious water supplies during an historic drought.

June 10, 2015 | Legal Document

Bakersfield BLM Complaint

This case challenges a management plan and accompanying environmental impact statement adopted by the Bakersfield Field Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management on December 22, 2014.

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