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Water and Wilderness/Law and Politics


John D. Leshy


University of California Hastings College of the Law

June 9, 2010

Land & Water Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1988

Abstract:     
This article examines continuing controversies about reserving water under federal law in connection with designation of new wilderness areas on federal land, and concludes that the controversy is much overblown, and has much more to do with politics than with actual conditions on the ground or threats to existing water rights.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 34

Keywords: Water rights, water law, water policy, federal lands, federal water rights, wilderness areas

JEL Classification: K10, K11, K32, Q20, Q28, Q30, Q38, Q40, Q48

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Date posted: June 9, 2010  

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Leshy, John D., Water and Wilderness/Law and Politics (June 9, 2010). Land & Water Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1988. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1622871 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1622871

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John D. Leshy (Contact Author)
University of California Hastings College of the Law ( email )
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415-565-4726 (Phone)
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