Friends of the River v. National Marine Fisheries Service et al

Filing 18

ORDER signed by District Judge John A. Mendez on 10/12/2016 GRANTING 16 Motion to Intervene. (Michel, G.)

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1 REMY MOOSE MANLEY, LLP HOWARD F. WILKINS III, SBN 203083 2 L. ELIZABETH SARINE, SBN 285631 555 Capitol Mall, Suite 800 3 Sacramento, CA 95814 Telephone: (916) 443-2745 4 Facsimile: (916) 443-9017 Email: 5 BARTKIEWICZ, KRONICK & SHANAHAN, P.C. 6 ALAN B. LILLY, SBN 107409 PATRICK K. FITZGERALD, SBN 295257 7 1011 Twenty-Second Street Sacramento, California 95816 8 Telephone: (916) 446-4254 Facsimile: (916) 446-4018 9 Email: 10 Attorneys for Proposed Intervenor-Defendant 11 YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY 12 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SACRAMENTO DIVISION 13 14 FRIENDS OF THE RIVER, 15 Civil Case No. 2:16-cv-00818-JAM-EFB Plaintiff, ORDER GRANTING YCWA’s UNOPPOSED MOTION TO INTERVENE 16 v. 17 NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE; PENNY PRITZKER, as Secretary of Commerce; UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS; LT. GENERAL THOMAS P. BOSTICK as Commanding General, of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT; SALLY JEWELL, as Secretary of the Interior; and NEIL KORNZE, as Director, Bureau of Land Management, 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Defendants, YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY, Proposed Defendant-Intervenor and Counter-Claimant. 27 28 ORDER GRANTING YCWA’S UNOPPOSED MOTION TO INTERVENE 1 Having considered the Motion to Intervene by Yuba County Water Agency (YCWA), 2 supporting papers, and responses of the parties, and being fully advised, the Court hereby GRANTS 3 YCWA’s Motion to Intervene as of right under Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(a) subject to the following terms and 4 5 conditions: 1. Intervenor YCWA shall file its Answer in Intervention and Counterclaim for 6 Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, attached as Exhibit 1 to the Declaration of Howard F. Wilkins III in 7 8 9 10 11 Support of YCWA’s Unopposed Motion to Intervene, within five (5) days of entry of this Order. 2. Intervenor YCWA shall abide by the Court’s September 19, 2016 scheduling order (ECF No. 11), which is modified as follows: a. Intervenor YCWA shall file its cross motion for summary judgment and opposition to 12 Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment (no more than 35 pages) no later than seven (7) days after 13 Federal defendants file their cross motion and opposition, and YCWA shall not duplicate arguments 14 raised by Federal defendants in their cross motion and opposition; 15 b. Plaintiff shall file its reply and opposition brief (no more than 20 pages) to YCWA’s cross 16 motion and opposition no later than seven (7) days after the deadline for filing Plaintiff’s reply and 17 18 opposition to the Federal defendants’ cross motion and opposition; c. YCWA files is reply brief (no more than 10 pages) no later than seven (7) days after Federal 19 defendants file their reply. 20 21 IT IS SO ORDERED. 22 23 24 Dated: October 12, 2016 ___/s/ John A. Mendez_______ The Honorable John A. Mendez United States District Judge 25 26 27 28 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING YCWA’S UNOPPOSED MOTION TO INTERVENE 1 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE 2 3 4 I, Howard F. Wilkins, hereby certify that on October 7, 2016, I caused the foregoing to be served upon counsel of record through the Court’s electronic service system. 5 6 /s/ Howard F. Wilkins III Howard F. Wilkins III 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING YCWA’S UNOPPOSED MOTION TO INTERVENE

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