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California Court of Appeal Finds Environmental Impact Report For General Plan Update Was Not Required to Analyze Urban Decay


The Fifth District Court of Appeal upheld the City of Visalia’s certification of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for its General Plan update, finding that

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California Court of Appeal Finds Homeowner Association has Standing to Bring Inverse Condemnation Suit Related to Los Angeles Transit Route


In Sierra Palms Homeowners Association a homeowner’s association brought suit against a municipal entity for inverse condemnation. The municipal entity demurred on the grounds the

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Nevada State Engineer Issues Order to Curb New Domestic Wells in Pahrump Basin


As the most arid state in the nation, Nevada has always faced challenges when managing its valuable water resources, and the Pahrump Artesian Basin is

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California Court of Appeal Affords Substantial Deference to Fish and Game Commission in Determining Whether Delisting Petitions May Move Forward


In January, the California Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District upheld a decision by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) that

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Ninth Circuit Holds that Use of Groundwater Injection Wells Required Clean Water Act NPDES Permit


The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that groundwater injection wells may result in an “indirect” discharge of pollutants to navigable waters of the

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First Circuit Holds EPA Has Discretion Whether to Serve Individual Clean Water Act Notices On Stormwater Dischargers


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the dismissal of two claims against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for lack of

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