Grant County Black Sands Irrigation District v. U.S. Bureau of ReclamationPetition for certiorari denied on January 10, 2010
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Disclosure: Howe & Russell represent the petitioners in this case.
Issue: Whether the government may deprive landowners of the ability to acquire a permanent water right and other reclamation law entitlements by limiting landowners to perpetually extending ten-year â€œwater utilityâ€ contracts under 43 U.S.C. Â§ 485(e).