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State Water Board Registrations of Small Water Diversions Are Ministerial and Exempt from CEQA
The State Water Resources Control Board’s registrations of small water diversions are ministerial projects and hence exempt from CEQA. As such, allegedly erroneous registrations cannot be challenged under CEQA. Mission Peak Conservancy v. State Water Resources Control Board, No. A162564, 2021 WL 5917917 (1st Dist., Dec. 15, 2021). The Water Rights Permitting Reform Act of... Continue Reading…