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Water Rights

The Ninth Circuit revived the Navajo Nation’s breach of trust claim alleging that the federal government failed to consider “as-yet-undetermined water rights in managing the Colorado River,” finding that dismissal was improper as the Nation’s attempts to amend its complaint were not futile.

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit revived the Navajo Nation’s breach of trust claim alleging that the federal government failed to consider “as-yet-undetermined water rights in managing the Colorado River,” finding that dismissal was improper as the Nation’s attempts to amend its complaint were not futile. 

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