Navigating SGMA Groundwater Allocations & Minimizing Legal Risk

One of the biggest challenges to implementing California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) centers on deciding who gets to pump how much groundwater without changing groundwater rights. To provide more clarity to groundwater agencies on how to navigate this challenge, Environmental Defense Fund partnered with four leading law experts to develop the law review article, which takes a deep dive into the relationship between SGMA and groundwater rights.

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