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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California Court of Appeal Finds County’s Action to Abandon a Public Road Easement Relied on Incorrect EIR in Conducting Subsequent Review

California Court of Appeal Finds County’s Action to Abandon a Public Road Easement Relied on Incorrect EIR in Conducting Subsequent Review

By James Purvis Owners of property in a residential subdivision brought an inverse condemnation claim against [...]

California Court of Appeal Finds Imperial Irrigation District Water Allocation Program Invalid but Not a ‘Taking’ of Water Rights

California Court of Appeal Finds Imperial Irrigation District Water Allocation Program Invalid but Not a ‘Taking’ of Water Rights

By Derek R. Hoffman In a years-long dispute over water allocations among irrigation district water users [...]

State Attorneys General Challenge Trump Administration’s Revamp of the National Environmental Policy Act

State Attorneys General Challenge Trump Administration’s Revamp of the National Environmental Policy Act

By Geremy Holm, Miles Krieger, Steve Anderson In July 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality adopted [...]

California Supreme Court Holds County’s Blanket Classification of Well Construction Permit Issuances as Ministerial Violates CEQA

California Supreme Court Holds County’s Blanket Classification of Well Construction Permit Issuances as Ministerial Violates CEQA

By Christina Berglund The California Supreme Court in Protecting Our Water and Environmental Resources v. County of [...]