Lauren Murvihill

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Before attending law school, Lauren interned for the California Environmental Protection Agency and the Sierra Club, which gives her a unique perspective on environmental regulatory and compliance issues and understanding of different stakeholders and key players. (Read More…)

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California Appeals Court Rules that State Water Board’s Duty to Prevent Waste and Unreasonable Use of Water is “Highly Discretionary”

On February 27, 2023, in a much anticipated decision, California’s Second District Court of Appeal overruled the trial court by determining that the State Water Resources Control Board (“State Water Board”) did not violate its duty to prevent waste and unreasonable use of water when it declined to investigate wastewater discharges from four Los Angeles … Continue Reading