Tuesday Top of the Scroll: Judge temporarily blocks Trump’s California water plan
A judge issued a preliminary injunction in two lawsuits brought against the administration by California’s Natural Resources Agency and Environmental Protection Agency and by a half-dozen environmental groups. The order bars the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation until May 31 from going ahead with expanding the amount of water it pumps from the San Joaquin Delta through the federal Central Valley Project.
- The Hill: Court sides with California, blocking Trump’s water diversion
- Courthouse News Service: Federal judge’s order protects California Steelhead
- News release: Attorney General Becerra secures preliminary injunction in lawsuit challenging Trump administration over failure to protect California’s ecosystems