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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

Court of Federal Claims Finds U.S. Government Liable for Upstream Flooding Caused by Dam During Tropical Storm Harvey

Court of Federal Claims Finds U.S. Government Liable for Upstream Flooding Caused by Dam During Tropical Storm Harvey

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims recently found that the government’s actions relating to the [...]

Environmental Groups Sue Federal Agencies Over Recent Delta Biological Opinions

Environmental Groups Sue Federal Agencies Over Recent Delta Biological Opinions

On December 2, 2019, several environmental organizations filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court [...]

California Court Upholds Urban Infill Environmentally Sensitive Area Exemption From CEQA Despite Proposed Density Falling Below General Plan

California Court Upholds Urban Infill Environmentally Sensitive Area Exemption From CEQA Despite Proposed Density Falling Below General Plan

California's Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld the City of San Diego’s (City) determination [...]

Relating to the Santa Maria Valley Groundwater Basin, California Court Finds Issue of Future Prescriptive Rights Not Ripe for Review

Relating to the Santa Maria Valley Groundwater Basin, California Court Finds Issue of Future Prescriptive Rights Not Ripe for Review

Appellant landowners filed a motion seeking to clarify that an amended judgment would protect their [...]