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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California Court of Appeal Addresses Proposition 218 and a Municipal Referendum Seeking to Alter Water Rates to Facilitate Water Infrastructure

The Third District Court of Appeal has held that Proposition 218 does not preclude placing [...]

U.S. District Court Concludes Federal Agencies’ Environmental Assessment of Coastal ‘Fracking’ Violated the ESA and Coastal Zone Act

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently granted in part and [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Fifth Circuit—Limits Agency Discretion under the Endangered Species Act in Addressing the Dusky Gopher Frog

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a designation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife [...]

New Round of Rulemaking by EPA and the Corps of Engineers Define Waters of the United States and the Scope of the Clean Water Act

Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with the U.S. Army Corps [...]