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State mishandled rural water rights

So do I have this right? A state agency acts on 16 years of water rights all at once, is brought to task by the Nevada Supreme Court, and the agency head now wants the Legislature to retroactively allow the transgressions and change the water laws?

The state did not follow the law, so bureaucrats wish to provide cover for the state - the law and individual water rights be damned. The claim is being made that the Supreme Court action will cause chaos for water rights in Nevada. Could it be that years of …

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