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Category "Climate Change Law & Policy"

U.S. District Court Finds BLM’s Failure to Quantify GHG Emissions Prior to Authorization of Oil and Gas Leases Violated NEPA

On March 19, 2019, District Judge Rudolph Contreras of the U.S. District Court for the [...]

California Court of Appeal Finds Coastal Commission’s Coastal Act ‘Do Novo’ Review Moots CEQA Challenge to Municipal Approval of Coastal Development Permit

The Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld the trial court’s determination that the California Coastal [...]

The Trump Administration Border Wall—9th Circuit Panel Determines Illegal Immigration Act Allows for Waiver of Environmental Laws

In August and September of 2017, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (Secretary) [...]

Federal ‘Green New Deal’ Legislation Introduced in the House of Representatives

Democratic House Member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey have introduced a Resolution termed the [...]