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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

Ninth Circuit Finds BLM Not Required to Prepare New EIS Prior to Approving New Oil and Gas Leases in Alaska

By Christina Berglund In Northern Alaska Environmental Center v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior the Ninth [...]

Ninth Circuit Affirms Order Vacating the Delisting of the Yellowstone Grizzly Population

Ninth Circuit Affirms Order Vacating the Delisting of the Yellowstone Grizzly Population

By James Purvis The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) issued a final rule removing the [...]

California Environmental Quality Act Considerations When Evaluating Impacts to Aquatic and Other Biological Resources

California Environmental Quality Act Considerations When Evaluating Impacts to Aquatic and Other Biological Resources

By Robbie Hull, Scott Birkey, and Clark Morrison One of the stated legislative policies underlying the [...]

U.S. District Court Reverses Army Corps’ Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Determination—Applies Both Justice Kennedy and Justice Scalia’s Analyses in Rapanos

U.S. District Court Reverses Army Corps’ Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Determination—Applies Both Justice Kennedy and Justice Scalia’s Analyses in Rapanos

By Melissa Jo Townsend, Rebecca Andrews The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana [...]