Yurok Tribe et al v. United States Bureau of Reclamation

Filing 158

ORDER granting [ 1055 Stipulation extending motion deadlines. Responses due by 9/26/2022. Replies due by 11/9/2022. Motion Hearing set for 12/7/2022 02:00 PM via Videoconference Only before Judge Willam H. Orrick. Signed by Judge William H. Orrick on 09/08/2022. (jmd, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/8/2022)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 SOMACH SIMMONS & DUNN A Professional Corporation 10 11 12 TODD KIM Assistant Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice Environment & Natural Resources Division THOMAS K. SNODGRASS, Senior Attorney Natural Resources Section 999 18th Street, South Terrace, Suite 370 Denver, CO 80202 Telephone: 303-844-7233; Fax: 303-844-1350 Email: thomas.snodgrass@usdoj.gov ROBERT P. WILLIAMS, Senior Trial Attorney Wildlife & Marine Resources Section Ben Franklin Station, P.O. Box 7611 Washington, D.C. 20044-7611 Telephone: 202-307-6623; Fax: 202-305-0275 Email: robert.p.williams@usdoj.gov Attorneys for Federal Defendants and Cross-Claimant United States 13 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 14 15 16 17 18 YUROK TRIBE, PACIFIC COAST FEDERATION OF FISHERMEN’S ASSOCIATIONS, and INSTITUTE FOR FISHERIES RESOURCES, 21 v. U.S. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION and NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE, 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 (Related Case No. 3:16-cv-04294-WHO) (Related Case No. 3:16-cv-06863-WHO) Plaintiffs, 19 20 Case No. 3:19-cv-04405-WHO Defendants, and KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION, THE KLAMATH TRIBES, and KLAMATH IRRIGATION DISTRICT, STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ENLARGE TIME ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND ASSOCIATED BRIEFING DATE: November 30, 2022 TIME: 2:00 p.m. Courtroom 2, 17th Floor or Virtually Judge: Honorable William H. Orrick Intervenor-Defendants UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Cross-Claimant, STIP. & [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ENLARGE TIME ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND OTHER BRIEFING 3:19-cv-04405-WHO -1- 1 2 YUROK TRIBE, PACIFIC COAST FEDERATION OF FISHERMEN’S ASSOCIATIONS, and INSTITUTE FOR FISHERIES RESOURCES, 3 4 5 6 Joined as Cross-Claimants, v. KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION and OREGON WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, Crossclaim-Defendants, 7 8 9 and KLAMATH IRRIGATION DISTRICT, Intervenor-Defendant. SOMACH SIMMONS & DUNN A Professional Corporation 10 KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION, 11 12 13 Counterclaimant, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 14 15 16 Counterclaim-Defendant. OREGON WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, Counterclaimant, 17 18 19 v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Counterclaim-Defendant. 20 21 Per Local Rule 6-2, Crossclaim Defendant Oregon Water Resources Department 22 (OWRD); Plaintiffs Yurok Tribe, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, and 23 Institute for Fisheries Resources (collectively, “Plaintiffs”); Defendant and Cross-claimant 24 United States of America (“United States”); Defendant-Intervenor, Crossclaim Defendant, and 25 Counterclaimant Klamath Water Users’ Association (“KWUA”); Intervenor Klamath Tribes; and 26 Intervenor Klamath Irrigation District (“KID”) (all, collectively, “the Parties”) submit this 27 stipulation and proposed order to enlarge time on the briefing schedule for the parties’ cross- 28 STIP. & [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ENLARGE TIME ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND OTHER BRIEFING 3:19-cv-04405-WHO -2- 1 SOMACH SIMMONS & DUNN A Professional Corporation 2 motions for summary judgment and associated briefs by two weeks. The reason for the requested extension is that Plaintiffs’ lead counsel will be out on 3 bereavement leave September 8-12, and counsel for Plaintiffs and the United States also need 4 additional time to prepare responses/replies to the summary judgment responses and cross- 5 motions filed July 29 by OWRD, KWUA, and KID, which total over 200 pages, as well as to 6 respond to KID’s Motion to Strike (Doc. 1039), Motion for Stay (Doc. 1040), Rule 56(d) 7 Request to Extend Hearing on the Pending Summary Judgment Motions and Permit Discovery 8 (Doc. 1041-3), and Request for Judicial Notice (collectively “KID’s Motions”). 9 In addition, the Parties stipulate that they do not oppose an anticipated motion for leave 10 to submit an amicus brief by the State of California, with a September 15 deadline for the filing 11 the motion and proposed amicus brief and a November 9 deadline for any party to respond to the 12 amicus brief, if the amicus brief is accepted for filing. 13 The Parties previously stipulated that briefing on KID’s Motions be placed on the same 14 schedule as briefing on the summary judgment motions and cross-motions filed in connection 15 with the First Cause of Action of the United States’ crossclaim and KWUA’s and OWRD’s 16 counterclaims, with responses to KID’s Motions due September 12, 2022 and KID’s replies due 17 October 27, 2022. ECF Nos. 1048, 1049. The Parties also previously stipulated to a two-week 18 extension and subsequently to an additional four-day extension of the deadline for oppositions to 19 the United States’ and Plaintiffs’ motions for summary judgment and cross-motions for 20 summary judgment. ECF Nos. 1034, 1035, 1036, 1037. The Parties also previously stipulated 21 to an extension of OWRD’s responsive-pleading deadline. ECF No. 990. The Parties have not 22 requested or received any other extensions of time since OWRD appeared in this action. 23 Accordingly, the Parties stipulate as follows: 24 1. All replies from the United States and Plaintiffs to oppositions to their motions to 25 for summary judgment and all responses to the motions filed by OWRD, KWUA, and KID on 26 July 29, 2022 shall be filed by September 26, 2022. 27 28 2. The deadline for all reply briefs in support of the cross-motions for summary judgment and KID’s Motions will be November 9, 2022. STIP. & [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ENLARGE TIME ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND OTHER BRIEFING 3:19-cv-04405-WHO -3- 1 The deadline for the State of California to file its unopposed motion for leave to 2 submit an amicus brief and its proposed amicus brief will be September 15, 2022 and the deadline 3 for the Parties to respond to the amicus brief, if it is accepted for filing, will be November 9, 4 2022. 5 4. Counsel for the parties remain available for the November 30, 2022 hearing date. 6 If the Court prefers to reschedule the hearing date to a later date, counsel have conferred 7 regarding their availability in December. If the hearing is held virtually or telephonically, the 8 parties are available the afternoon of December 7, as well as on December 5, 6, and 8. If those 9 hearing dates do not work, the Parties’ next best availability is the afternoon of January 18. 10 SOMACH SIMMONS & DUNN A Professional Corporation 3. IT IS SO STIPULATED. 11 DATED September 8, 2022. 12 s/ Paul S. Simmons (with permission) PAUL S. SIMMONS(CSBA # 127920) Somach Simmons & Dunn, PC 500 Capitol Mall, Suite 1000 Sacramento, CA 95814 Telephone: (916) 446-7979 Fax: (916) 446-8199 psimmons@somachlaw.com 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Attorneys for Defendant-Intervenor, CrossDefendant, and Counterclaimant Klamath Water Users Association ELLEN F. ROSENBLUM Attorney General Oregon Department of Justice s/ Sara Van Loh (with permission) SARA VAN LOH #264704 Senior Assistant Attorney General 100 SW Market Street Portland, OR 97201 Telephone: (503) 881-9008 Sara.vanloh@doj.state.or.us Attorneys for Oregon Water Resources Department s/ Patti A. Goldman (with permission) PATTI A. GOLDMAN (WSBA # 24426) [Pro Hac Vice] KRISTEN L. BOYLES (CSBA # 158450) Earthjustice 810 Third Avenue, Suite 610 Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone: (206) 343-7340 kboyles@earthjustice.org pgoldman@earthjustice.org ANNA K. STIMMEL (CSBA # 322916) Earthjustice 50 California Street, Suite 500 San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 217-2000 astimmel@earthjustice.org Attorneys for Plaintiffs Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Institute for Fisheries Resources, and Yurok Tribe AMY CORDALIS (CSBA # 321257) 4856 29th St. N. Arlington, VA 22207 Telephone: (541) 915-3033 acordalis@ridgestoriffles.org Attorney for Yurok Tribe 27 28 STIP. & [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ENLARGE TIME ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND OTHER BRIEFING 3:19-cv-04405-WHO -4- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 SOMACH SIMMONS & DUNN A Professional Corporation 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 s/ Jeremiah D. Weiner (with permission) JEREMIAH D. WEINER (CSBA # 226340) JOE MARTIN, Rosette, LLP 1415 L St., Suite 450 Sacramento, CA 95814 Telephone: (916) 353-1084 Fax: (916) 353- 1085 jweiner@rosettelaw.com Attorneys for The Klamath Tribes s/ Thomas K. Snodgrass THOMAS K. SNODGRASS, Senior Attorney Natural Resources Section 999 18th Street, South Terrace, Suite 370 Denver, CO 80202 Telephone: 303-844-7233 Fax: 303-844- 1350 thomas.snodgrass@usdoj.gov s/ Christopher A. Lisieski (with permission) Nathan R. Rietmann Rietmann Law PC 1270 Chemeketa St. NE Salem, OR 97301 Telephone: 503-551-2740 nathan@rietmannlaw.com John P. Kinsey and Christopher A. Lisieski Wanger Jones Helsley PC 265 E. River Park Circle, Suite 310 Fresno, CA 93720 Telephone: 559-233-4800 Fax: 559-233-9330 jkinsey@wjhattorneys.com clisieski@wjhattorneys.com Attorneys for Klamath Irrigation District ROBERT P. WILLIAMS, Sr. Trial Attorney Wildlife and Marine Resources Section Ben Franklin Station, P.O. Box 7611 Washington, D.C. 20044 Telephone: 202-307-6623 Fax: 202-305-0275 robert.p.williams@usdoj.gov Attorneys for Federal Defendants and Cross-Claimant United States of America 17 18 I, Thomas K. Snodgrass, attest that each of the other signatories concurred in the filing of 19 20 21 this document on today’s date. s/ Thomas K. Snodgrass THOMAS K. SNODGRASS 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIP. & [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ENLARGE TIME ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND OTHER BRIEFING 3:19-cv-04405-WHO -2- 1 ORDER 2 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. The hearing will now be set at 2 p.m. 3 on December 7, 2022, by videoconference. 4 5 DATED:September 8, 2022 6 7 Honorable William H. Orrick United States District Court Judge 8 9 SOMACH SIMMONS & DUNN A Professional Corporation 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIP. & [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ENLARGE TIME ON CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND OTHER BRIEFING 3:19-cv-04405-WHO -2-

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