Groundwater and development plans in Pinal County; Rose Law Group founder and president Jordan Rose says Pinal has ‘plenty of water for decades to come’

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Copper Mountain Ranch By Dustin Gardiner | The Republic Plans for a large master-planed community in Casa Grande have hit a major roadblock: The state of Arizona says there might not be enough water underground in aquifers to support the new rooftops. And the development isn’t the only one with a water problem that could halt construction. READ ON:  

Gov. Doug Ducey asks EPA for power to regulate Arizona streams; Rose Law Group Founder, President Jordan Rose comments

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star ov Doug Ducey has asked the EPA to revise federal rules to give states the power to decide which streams will be protected as “Waters of the U.S.” That power can have huge impacts over how strictly development along those streams is regulated, such as subdivisions and mines whose construction requires dredging and filling …

Diverse interests came together in 1980 to pass Arizona’s groundwater law; a matter of balancing growth with conservation, says Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water attorney

Controversy continues over safe-yield, Big Chino, environment By Cindy Barks | The Daily Courier Water — and its long and contentious history in Arizona – took center stage in Prescott this past week. About 275 people turned out at the Elks Theatre in downtown Prescott Wednesday evening, May 17, for the northern Arizona premier of “Groundwater, To Enact a Law …

My Turn: How an obscure lawsuit could hurt Arizona water management; Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water attorney, comments

By Kathleen Ferris | The Republic The heart of this conflict boils down to who’s in charge of Arizona’s Colorado River water issues (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)  What might seem to be an obscure lawsuit in federal court has potentially damaging consequences for water management in Arizona. The case involves the Central Arizona Water …

Groundbreaking water agreement signed, lauded by Thomas Galvin, Rose Law Group land use and water lawyer

NEWS RELEASE: Central Arizona Project(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) Wheeling, firming and exchanges aren’t words Central Arizona Project (CAP) throws around lightly, but those three words are the basis of an historic agreement recently signed by Central Arizona Project and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The “CAP System Use Agreement” increases the reliability …

Rose Law Group Founder, CEO Jordan Rose and Mark Killian, director, Arizona Department of Agriculture, discuss Saudi-Arabian farming in La Paz County on ‘Horizon’

(Note: Rose Law Group represents Fondomonte Arizona.) By Arizona Horizon | Arizona PBS One hundred miles west of Phoenix, a Saudi-Arabian owned farming operation grows hay year-round in the desert. It’s an issue examined by Arizona State University students in a documentary called “Camels Don’t Fly, Deserts Don’t Bloom,” which explores the issue of Saudi-Arabian farming in La Paz County and …

Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group land use attorney with an emphasis on water law, provides analysis of the precarious state of Lake Mead and Lake Powell water levels

By Thomas Galvin, land use attorney at Rose Law Group, with a focus on water law; candidate for the CAP board in 2016. At a recent briefing, Thomas Buschatzke, director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources, and Ted Cooke, general manager of the Central Arizona Project (CAP), provided a stark assessment of the Colorado River for those assembled in …