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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California DWR Approves EIR and Files Validation Action for State Water Project Contract Extension Amendments

On December 11, 2018, the Director of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), Karla [...]

California Court of Appeal Applies CEQA Fair Argument Standard to Mitigated Negative Declaration

In December 2018, the California Court of Appeal for the Third District issued its decision [...]

California’s Governor Newsom Directs Lawsuit Alleging City’s Housing Element Violates State Housing Element Law

California’s housing crisis is perhaps the state’s best-known feature, or now at least tied with [...]

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act Citizen Suit Challenging Unpermitted Discharge of Pollutants Via Groundwater Seeps

Environmental group brought citizen suit challenging unpermitted discharge of coal ash wastewater via groundwater seeps [...]