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A Bright Idea From The Black Canyon: Federal Judicial Review Of Reserved Water Right Settlements, Reed D. Benson Dec 2009

A Bright Idea From The Black Canyon: Federal Judicial Review Of Reserved Water Right Settlements, Reed D. Benson

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Under the reserved water rights doctrine, lands the federal government has designated for a particular purpose have rights to sufficient water to fulfill that purpose. Reserved water rights are also known as Winters rights after the doctrine's foundational case, in which the United States Supreme Court held that Congress must have intended to reserve sufficient water to irrigate an Indian reservation although the treaty establishing that reservation said nothing about water.


Contemporary Water Issues, Susan Kelly Nov 2009

Contemporary Water Issues, Susan Kelly

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Land & Water Planning: Another State's Perspective - Water Resources Regional Plan Policies, Kathleen M. Chavez, P.E. Oct 2009

Land & Water Planning: Another State's Perspective - Water Resources Regional Plan Policies, Kathleen M. Chavez, P.E.

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Dairies In New Mexico: The Environmental Implications Of A New Industry, Denise D. Fort, Anthony Edwards Jun 2009

Dairies In New Mexico: The Environmental Implications Of A New Industry, Denise D. Fort, Anthony Edwards

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The dairy industry, at first blush, might seem to be an odd growth industry for New Mexico, but the last decade has seen an extraordinary expansion of the industry in the state. The presence of the industry has consequences for the state in several domains, including water quantity and water quality, as well as economics, animal welfare and state finances. This article is an attempt to characterize these implications for water policy and to solicit insights from those who are familiar with the industry.


Ecological Flows In New Mexico - It Has Been Done, Adrian Oglesby May 2009

Ecological Flows In New Mexico - It Has Been Done, Adrian Oglesby

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Steps To Flow Restoration: Lessons From The Northwest, Reed D. Benson May 2009

Steps To Flow Restoration: Lessons From The Northwest, Reed D. Benson

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New Mexico Wildlife Conservation Act: Cooperative Action For Native Species Recovery, Stephanie Carman, David Propst May 2009

New Mexico Wildlife Conservation Act: Cooperative Action For Native Species Recovery, Stephanie Carman, David Propst

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The Pragmatics Of Allocating Water For Stream Flows, Steve Harris May 2009

The Pragmatics Of Allocating Water For Stream Flows, Steve Harris

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