In June 2023, WPLG attorney Paul Kibel was elected to the Executive Council of the International Association for Water Law (AIDA) based in Rome, Italy. Paul will serve as Projects Chair on the Executive Council, which is elected by AIDA members.
Along with Rachel Doughty of Greenfire Law, WPLG Attorney Paul Kibel participated in the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) hearing on diversions by Nestle (and its successor) of waters supporting Strawberry Creek in San Bernardino County. The hearing, initiated by the SWRCB
On April 10, 2023 and April 11, 2023, WPLG attorney Paul Kibel will moderate two panels and deliver the closing presentation for a webinar on International Law Aspects of Fisheries and Hydropower in Europe.
WPLG's Paul Kibel published an article on the North Crimean Canal and the Ukraine-Russia War in International Law News, a publication of the American Bar Association's Section on International Law.
On Thursday, August 18, 2022, WPLG attorney Paul Kibel will serve as a panelist for an online program organized by the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) Environmental Law Section.
WPLG attorney John Bezdek, who represents tribes in the Colorado River Basin, served as co-chair for the 2022 Tribal Water in the Southwest conference (held May 26-27, 2022).
On February 25, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Proposed Surrender and Decommissioning of the Lower Klamath Project.