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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California’s Proposed Wetlands Definition and Procedures for the Discharge of Dredged or Fill Materials to ‘Waters of the State’ Expected to Have Widespread Implications

Since June 2016, the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) has been working to [...]

Tenth Circuit Strikes Down GHG Emissions Analysis Completed By Bureau of Land Management For Major Coal Leases In Wyoming

On September 15, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeal issued an opinion reversing the [...]

Senate Bill 150-—California Takes Steps to Address the Land Use-Transportation Challenge in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

On October 10, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 150 (Allen), [...]

No Vote Instead of Voting ‘No’—California First District Court of Appeal Affirms Rejection of Referendum on City’s Sale of Property for Hotel Project

Entitlement lawyers can toil for months if not years in getting a project lined up, [...]