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The Pyramid Lake controversy

Identifier: NC1132

The Pyramid Lake Controversy is a student paper submitted to Oberlin College on water rights and use of Pyramid Lake and Truckee River water by farmers in the Newlands Project area near Fallon, Nevada, and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

Dates: 1970

University of Nevada, Reno, Bureau of Governmental Research Collection of Pyramid Lake Water Controversy Records

Identifier: NC1202
Abstract The collection includes legal briefs in the case of the U.S. and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe vs. Truckee-Carson Irrigation District; correspondence, reports and notes on the California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe, much of which was authored by Robert Leland; material on the Newlands Project; legal briefs in the case of the U.S. vs the Alpine Land and Reservoir Company; minutes of the Pyramid Lake Task Force; and materials related to deeding water rights to the tribe, from...
Dates: 1969-1979

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