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LADWP, Mono County court overrule explained

By Deb Murphy The Alameda County judge’s order overruling the Los Angeles Department of Water’s request to dismiss Mono County’s suit may include some hints as to how the legal battle over dewatering ranch leases may go. The basis of the County’s suit is the requirement to conduct a California Environmental Quality Act study to […]

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DWP’s request to dismiss Mono lawsuit overruled

By Deb Murphy Mono County hasn’t won the war, but it did win the first battle in its lawsuit against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s decision to withdraw water allotments to its Long Valley area grazing leases. Last Friday, the Alameda County civil court indicated LADWP’s request to dismiss the suit was […]

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Mono County awaits decision on LADWP lawsuit

By Deb Murphy Mono County and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power laid their case out in Alameda’s civil court last Friday. Now, all they have to do is wait for the decision. Stacey Simon, Mono’s county counsel, anticipates the decision could come sooner rather than later judging by the speed with which […]

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