UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA FRESNO DIVISION
September 28, 2009
THE METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, PLAINTIFF,
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE, ET AL., DEFENDANTS. U.S. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, ET AL., REAL PARTIES IN INTEREST. PACIFIC COAST FEDERATION OF FISHERMEN'S ASSOCIATIONS/INSTITUTE FOR FISHERIES RESOURCES, ET AL., DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Oliver W. Wanger United States District Judge
ORDER ALLOWING INTERVENTION
Plaintiff Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Proposed Defendant- Intervenors Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations/Institute for Fisheries Resources, The Bay Institute, California Trout, Friends of the River, Natural Resources Defense Council, Northern California Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers, San Francisco Baykeeper, Sacramento River Preservation Trust, and the Winnemem Wintu Tribe ("Proposed Intervenors") have stipulated to the intervention of Proposed Intervenors as defendants in this matter. Accordingly, Proposed Intervenors shall be allowed to intervene for all purposes in this litigation as of right pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(a). However, Proposed Intervenors will not be permitted to add cross claims or counter claims against the existing complaint.
Pursuant to Local Rule 5-137, the form of this Proposed Order has been approved by all parties.
DATED: September 28, 2009 MICHAEL R. SHERWOOD ERIN M. TOBIN Attorneys for DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS DATED: September 21, 2009 MORRISON & FOERSTER, LLP EDGAR B. WASHBURN CHRISTOPHER J. CARR WILLIAM M. SLOAN CORINNE FRATINI Morrison & Foerster, LLP 425 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Telephone: 415-268-7000 Attorneys for Plaintiff THE METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DATED: September 23, 2009 JOHN C. CRUDEN, Acting Assistant Attorney General JEAN E. WILLIAMS, Section Chief LISA L. RUSSELL, Assistant Section Chief BRIDGET KENNEDY McNEIL, Trial Attorney BRIDGET KENNEDY McNEIL U.S. Department of Justice Environmental and Natural Resources Division Wildlife & Marine Resources Section 1961 Stout St., 8th Floor Denver, CO 80294 Ph: 303-844-1484/Fax: 303-844-1350 WILLIAM J. SHAPIRO, Trial Attorney U.S. Department of Justice Environmental and Natural Resources Division Natural Resources Section 501 I Street, Suite 9-700 Sacramento, CA 95814 Ph: 916-930-2207/ Fax: 916-930-2010 Attorneys for the FEDERAL DEFENDANTS and FEDERAL REAL PARTIES IN INTEREST DATED: September 21, 2009 EDMUND G. BROWN, JR., Attorney General of California ROBERT W. BYRNE, Supervising Deputy Atty. General CLIFFORD T. LEE MICHAEL M. EDSON KATHLEEN MEEHAN DANIEL HARRIS Deputy Attorneys General 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Ste. 11000 San Francisco , CA 94102-7004 Ph: 415-703-5546/Fax: 415-703-5480 Attorneys for STATE OF CALIFORNIA REAL PARTIES IN INTEREST
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