IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 18, 2009
SAN LUIS & DELTA-MENDOTA WATER AUTHORITY; WESTLANDS WATER DISTRICT, PLAINTIFFS,
KENNETH LEE SALAZAR, AS SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL AND THE BAY INSTITUTE, NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, DEFENDANT-INTERVENOR APPLICANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Oliver W. Wanger United States District Judge
ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO INTERVENE
On April 24, 2009, Natural Resources Defense Council and The Bay Institute filed a Motion to Intervene as defendants in this matter. Docket No. 50. The Plaintiffs and Federal Defendants informed the Court during a status conference on May 15, 2009 that they do not oppose this motion.
Therefore, based upon the record and for good cause showing, the Court hereby ORDERS that the motion is GRANTED. Natural Resources Defense Council and The Bay Institute shall be allowed to intervene for all purposes in this litigation as of right pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(a). The Proposed Answer lodged by Natural Resources Defense Council and The Bay Institute with their Motion to Intervene shall be filed as the parties' answer.
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