Strawberry Water Users Ass'n. v. US, No. 07-4172 - U.S. Tenth Circuit
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Strawberry Water Users Ass'n. v. US, No. 07-4172

In an action by a water users' association seeking a declaration that it had the right to develop power in a certain area, judgment for defendants is affirmed where the district court: 1) properly confined its holding to the federal questions raised by the change applications at issue; and 2) did not err by declining to further declare plaintiff's rights.

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Appellate Information

Filed August 12, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Lucero

Counsel

For Appellant:

Shawn E. Draney, Snow, Christensen & Martineau, Salt Lake City, UT

Keith A. Call, Snow, Christensen & Martineau, Salt Lake City, UT

For Appellee:

David C. Shilton, Assistant Attorney General, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Ronald J. Tenpas, Assistant Attorney General, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.