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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California Court Affirms County’s Approval of Subdivision Identified in Recirculated EIR as Environmentally Superior Alternative

In a unanimous, yet unpublished opinion, the Sixth District Court of Appeal affirmed the 142-page [...]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the NOAA Fisheries Jointly Announce Revisions to Regulations Implementing Portions of the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National [...]

California Legislature Approves Senate Bill 330—The Housing Crisis Act of 2019

Senate Bill (SB) 330, authored by Democratic Senator Nancy Skinner, establishes the Housing Crisis Act [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Major Constitutional ‘Takings’ Decision Applicable to All Federal, State or Local Ordinances Throughout the Nation

Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania,___U.S.___, 139 S.Ct. 2162 (U.S. June 21, 2019). On June 21, [...]