PLF files another amicus brief in the Hage saga

November 26, 2014 | By BRIAN HODGES

Nevada rancher E. Wayne Hage and his family have been fighting the federal government for decades over his historical rights to water livestock, irrigate his ranch, and use water for domestic purposes. In the early 1990s, Hage filed a takings lawsuit in the Court of Federal Claims, arguing that the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau … ...


PLF asks Supreme Court to protect western water rights

March 05, 2013 | By BRIAN HODGES

Last week, PLF attorneys filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the estates of Nevada ranchers, E. Wayne and Jane Hage. The Hages, and their children, have been fighting for over twenty years to preserve their water rights from federal agencies. Water rights, like those owned by the Hages, are … ...