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November 2017

11.28.17  |  Today, as expected, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed a lawsuit against the US Department of the Interior and US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) challenging BLM’s recent review of the Cadiz Water Project’s proposed use of an active railroad right-of-way for...

BLM ALSO WITHDRAWS CONTROVERSIAL 2015 CADIZ EVALUATION (LOS ANGELES, CA) – Today, Cadiz Inc. [NASDAQ:CDZI] (“Cadiz”, the “Company”)  announced that the United States Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) has issued a letter (“BLM Letter”) to the Company, the Santa Margarita Water District (“SMWD”) and the Arizona...

Los Angeles Times, Blowback 9-22-17 California is world-renowned for its protection of natural resources, and its environmental laws are America’s strongest — far more stringent than their federal equivalents. In fact, the rigor of California’s environmental process has caused many high-profile projects to seek legislative exemptions from...

(9-18-17) Despite running an aggressive negative campaign, with the adjournment of the California Legislature on September 16, 2017, opponents of the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project failed to secure passage this year of Assembly Bill (AB) 1000, a bill introduced in July 2017...

California Assembly Bill (AB) 1000 is a “gut and amend” bill introduced outside of the normal legislative process that would create a secondary, undefined environmental review for water conveyance projects in the Mojave Desert, including the Cadiz Water Project.  Ironically, in the name of environmental...

US Department of the Interior Publishes New Opinion on the Scope of Railroad Rights-of-Way issued under 1875 Act September 5, 2017 (9-5-17) On September 1, 2017, the Acting Solicitor and Principal Deputy Solicitor for the United States Department of Interior (“Interior”) issued Memorandum Opinion M-37048 related to...