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Category "Environmental, Energy and Climate Change Law & Regulation"

U.S. Supreme Court Determines Contribution Action Under CERCLA Section 113(F) Requires Settlement of CERCLA Liability—Not Clean Water Act Liability

U.S. Supreme Court Determines Contribution Action Under CERCLA Section 113(F) Requires Settlement of CERCLA Liability—Not Clean Water Act Liability

By Heraclio Pimentel and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a party may [...]

California Court Affirms Injunction Against City’s Short Term Vacation Rental Ban Because City Lacked Coastal Development Permit

California Court Affirms Injunction Against City’s Short Term Vacation Rental Ban Because City Lacked Coastal Development Permit

By Boyd Hill California’s Second District Court of Appeal in Kracke v. City of Santa Barbara [...]

Ninth Circuit Finds U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Explain Reversal of Previous ESA Listing Decision Regarding Pacific Walrus

Ninth Circuit Finds U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Failed to Explain Reversal of Previous ESA Listing Decision Regarding Pacific Walrus

By James Purvis The Center for Biological Diversity brought an action challenging a decision by the [...]

California Water Suppliers Plan Mandatory Water Conservation Restrictions in Response to Drought Conditions

California Water Suppliers Plan Mandatory Water Conservation Restrictions in Response to Drought Conditions

By Gabriel J. Pitassi, Derek R. Hoffman Severe Drought conditions have emerged again in California after [...]