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California State Water Resources Control Board Adopts Emergency Drought Regulations Pursuant to Executive Order

California State Water Resources Control Board Adopts Emergency Drought Regulations Pursuant to Executive Order

By Byrin Romney and Derek Hoffman   California continues to battle worsening drought conditions through regulations designed [...]

Ninth Circuit Finds Forest Service Failed to Explain How Project Complied with the Roadless Area Conservation Rule

Ninth Circuit Finds Forest Service Failed to Explain How Project Complied with the Roadless Area Conservation Rule

By James Purvis The State of Alaska and Safari Club International (a hunting organization) filed suits [...]

California Court of Appeal Holds City’s Ban on Short-Term Rentals in Coastal Zone Constituted An Amendment Requiring Coastal Commission Approval

California Court of Appeal Holds City’s Ban on Short-Term Rentals in Coastal Zone Constituted An Amendment Requiring Coastal Commission Approval

By Bridget McDonald In an April 6, 2022 published decision, the Second District Court of Appeal upheld [...]

Ninth Circuit Rules Clean Water Act Water Quality Objectives Are Not Directly Applicable to Nonpoint Source Dischargers

Ninth Circuit Rules Clean Water Act Water Quality Objectives Are Not Directly Applicable to Nonpoint Source Dischargers

By Helen Byrens and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently [...]