Lingenfelter v. Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District

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Lingenfelter v. Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District

Case Number
S-14-1112
Call Date
November 3, 2015
Court Number
Madison
Case Summary

S-14-1112 Burton P. Lingenfelter (Appellant) v. Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District

Madison County District Court

Attorneys: Stephen D. Mossman and Ryan K. McIntosh, Mattson Rickets Davies Stewart & Calkins, for appellant. David A. Dudley and Colin A. Mues, Baylor Evnen Curtiss Grimit & Witt, LLP, for appellee.

Civil: Administrative, groundwater

Proceedings Below: Court sustained Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District's (LENRD) motion for summary judgment.

Issues: Lingenfelter assigns that the court erred by not determining that (1) LENRD was equitably estopped from denying his right to irrigate; (2) his farmland was certified irrigated acres under the LENRD's rules; and (3) the LENRD's rules violated his rights to due process and equal protection.