U.S. District Court Approved Historic Groundwater Settlement Between State of Washington and Lummi Indian Nation

Published Jan 01, 2008

Following several years of litigation, Washington’s first-ever tribal-state-federal water rights settlement has received federal court approval in Seattle. Tupper Mack Wells attorney Sarah Mack examines this decision in the January issue of the Western Water Law & Policy Reporter.

On November 20, 2007, U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Zilly signed a judgment and order approving the settlement to resolve a long-standing water conflict on the Lummi Reservation in northwest Washington. For more information, contact Sarah Mack at mack@tmw-law.com.

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