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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.
January 20, 2016
On January 14, 2016, Inland Empire Paper Company and the City of Coeur d’Alene filed a joint notice of appeal, along with a coalition of environmental and conservation groups, to the Washington State Pollution Control Hearings Board of coverage granted to the Washington Department of Fish… Continue reading
January 11, 2016
In a decision issued in late October 2015, the Washington Pollution Control Hearings Board embraced a novel concept of “legal availability” in applying the “water availability” prong of the four-part test for a new water right. In Stinnette v. Ecology, the PCHB concluded that a… Continue reading