News, Publications & Events 2008
These news stories are updated regularly by Tupper Mack Wells. For the most recent stories, scroll down. To view the archives, see the column on the right.
On November 13, 2008, the Washington Court of Appeals dealt a blow to the City of Union Gap in its efforts to convert an unused industrial water right to municipal supply purposes. In an article published in the Western Water Law & Policy Reporter, Tupper Mack Wells attorney… Continue reading
Tupper Mack Wells attorney Sarah Mack co-chaired the 17th Annual Conference on Washington Water Law sponsored by Law Seminars International in Seattle on April 10-11, 2008. Sarah presented a paper on recently-issued decisions in Pollution Control Hearings Board cases, including Will v. Ecology, PCHB No. 05-023,… Continue reading
The March issue of Western Water Law & Policy Reporter contains an article by Tupper Mack Wells attorney Sarah Mack regarding the Washington Pollution Control Hearings Board (PCHB) decision to cut the so‐called “anti-enlargement principle” down to size. In an appeal of changes to several groundwater rights held… Continue reading
Following several years of litigation, Washington’s first-ever tribal-state-federal water rights settlement has received federal court approval in Seattle. Tupper Mack Wells attorney Sarah Mack examines this decision in the January issue of the Western Water Law & Policy Reporter.
On November 20, 2007, U.S. District Court Judge Thomas… Continue reading