Calif. Utility Fails To Block Water Slowdown

Law360, New York (June 16, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected a state water authority's bid to block the U.S. from reducing a water supply in order to protect salmon, saying the utility did not show the reduction would breach an operating agreement.

Daniel J. O'Hanlon of Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard, who represents the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority, said that Judge Oliver W. Wanger had denied his client's request for a preliminary injunction because the amount of water it would lose during the two-week slowdown was not...
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