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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

Sierra Club Files CEQA Challenge to Proposed New Off-Stream Storage for the Central Valley Project

Sierra Club Files CEQA Challenge to Proposed New Off-Stream Storage for the Central Valley Project

By Holly Tokar and Meredith Nikkel On November 20, 2020, a coalition of environmental groups filed [...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final EIS For Changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final EIS For Changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act

By Geremy Holm On November 27, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS or Service) [...]

Endangered Species Act Update: Sweeping Regulations Already Adopted, with More Proposed, Will Profoundly Alter Implementation of the Act

Endangered Species Act Update: Sweeping Regulations Already Adopted, with More Proposed, Will Profoundly Alter Implementation of the Act

By David C. Smith and Jennifer Lynch The federal Endangered Species Act (ESA or the Act) [...]

California Court of Appeal Finds City’s ‘SLAPP’ Motion Failed to Show that Developer’s Lawsuit Arose from Protected Activity

California Court of Appeal Finds City’s ‘SLAPP’ Motion Failed to Show that Developer’s Lawsuit Arose from Protected Activity

By James Purvis A developer brought an action against the City of Oakland (City) alleging various [...]