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National Audubon Society v. Superior Court
Citation:658 P.2d 709 (1983)
The Department of Water and Power of the City of Los Angeles (DWP) was granted a permit to appropriate the flow of streams flowing into Mono Lake. DWP originally diverted half of the flow of these streams. DWP has since diverted almost all of the flow from these streams. Because of the diversion, the water level of Mono Lake dropped. Furthermore, due to the diversion, the beauty of Mono Lake has been impaired.
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