Reed D. Benson

Professor of Law

1117 Stanford, N.E.

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Alive but Irrelevant: The Prior Appropriation Doctrine in Today’s Western Water Law

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 83., No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Federal Water Law and the 'Double Whammy': How the Bureau of Reclamation Can Help the West Adapt to Drought and Climate Change

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2012, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-07
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Public on Paper: The Failure of Law to Protect Public Water Uses in the Western United States

International Journal of Rural Law and Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2011, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-01
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Avoiding Jeopardy, Without the Questions: Recovery Implementation Programs for Endangered Species in Western River Basins

2 Mich. J. of Envt'l & Admin. L. 473, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2014
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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New Adventures of the Old Bureau: Modern-Day Reclamation Statutes and Congress’ Unfinished Environmental Business

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 48, p. 137, 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Reviewing Reservoir Operations: Can Federal Water Projects Adapt to Change?

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Forthcoming, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Dams, United States, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, federal water projects

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Pollution Without Solution: Flow Impairment Problems Under Clean Water Act Section 303

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 199-267, 2005
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 31 Jul 2009
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Dams, Duties, and Discretion: Bureau of Reclamation Water Project Operations and the Endangered Species Act

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law (2014) Vol. 33, No. 1, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Public Funding Programs for Environmental Water Acquisitions: Origins, Purposes, and Revenue Sources

Environmental Law, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Deflating the Deference Myth: National Interests vs. State Authority Under Federal Laws Affecting Water Use

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2006, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Aug 2009
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Environmental Issues in the Allocation and Management of Western Interstate Rivers

Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2014, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-06
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Environmental Review of Western Water Project Operations: Where NEPA Has Not Applied, Will It Now Protect Farmers from Fish?

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2011, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-02
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Rivers to Live by: Can Western Water Law Help Communities Embrace Their Streams?

Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1-27, 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2009
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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The Greenback, the Humpback, and the Silverback: How a Third Wave of Federal Water Policy Could Benefit the West

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 93, no. 3, 2015, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Protecting River Flows for Fun and Profit: Colorado's Unique Water Rights for Whitewater Parks

42 Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2015, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2016
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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Whitewater Parks, Colorado, Recreational In-Channel Diversions, RICD

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'The Supreme Court of Science' Speaks on Water Rights: The National Academy of Sciences Columbia River Report and its Water Policy Implications

Environmental Law, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 85-134, 2005
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jul 2009
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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17.

Can a State's Water Rights Be Damned? Environmental Flows and Federal Dams in the Supreme Court

Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law, Vol. 8, 2019, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2018-12
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Reed D. Benson
University of New Mexico - School of Law
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