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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service Issue Biological Opinions regarding California WaterFix ‘Tunnels Project’

On June 23, 2017, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries [...]

California Court of Appeal Rejects CEQA Challenges to County of Riverside’s Approval of Master-Planned Development Project

In a lengthy opinion certified for publication on March 15, 2017, the Court of Appeal [...]

California Supreme Court Holds EIR For Project Located in the Coastal Zone Needed to Identify Potential ‘Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas’

In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court held that the California Environmental Quality Act [...]

Ninth Circuit Confirms U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Has Broad Authority to Release Water From Trinity River For Downstream Fish Benefits

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Bureau) [...]