The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has declined to consider appeals that challenge water export restrictions in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The restrictions, implemented in accordance with the Endangered Species Act, were set forth in 2008 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).

Dave Puglia

In December, Congress passed and President Obama signed legislation that kept the government operating into the new year.  The $1.1 trillion omnibus funding bill also contained changes to the U.S Department of Transportation’s Hours of Service (HOS) rules for commercial drivers that went into effect on July 1, 2013.  HOS rules dictate operational and safety guidelines for drivers.

Ken Gilliland

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