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Navajo Nation Council votes down proposal to build resort development on tribal land at the Grand Canyon

Posted November 14, 2017 | No Comments

On October 31st, the Navajo Nation Council voted down a proposal to construct a resort development on tribal land at the East Rim of the Grand Canyon, ending a years-long battle that involved local residents, tribal officials, outside developers, environmentalists, and the U.S. National Park Service. The Council voted 2-16 to oppose the legislation, “which […]

United States and Mexico agree to new plan for cooperative management of the Colorado River

Posted October 20, 2017 | No Comments

On September 27, the Governments of the United States (U.S.) and Mexico announced the signing of Minute No. 323, an addendum to the United States-Mexico Treaty on Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande (1944 Water Treaty), which governs how the two nations cooperatively manage the Colorado River.  […]

Colorado Supreme Court issues opinion in Gallegos II

Posted July 27, 2017 | No Comments

Gallegos sought to de-designate a portion of the Upper Crow Creek Designated Ground Water Basin (Basin) and redraw the Basin boundaries to exclude 25 wells, with the hope that the State Engineer would be able to curtail these junior groundwater rights in favor of Gallegos’ senior surface water rights on Crow Creek.  Gallegos Family Properties, […]

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