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California Supreme Court Ponders Greenhouse Gas, Fully Protected Species Issues

The California Supreme Court heard argument on September 2, 2015 in a greenhouse gas (GHG) and fully protected species case with important state-wide implications. (Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of Fish and...more

9/5/2015 - CA Supreme Court CARB CEQA Conservation Endangered Species Act Environmental Impact Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions Judicial Review Popular US Fish and Wildlife Service

California Supreme Court Ponders Fully Protected Species Issues

On September 2, 2015, the California Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case involving fully protected species that may have important state-wide implications. (Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of Fish and...more

9/4/2015 - CA Supreme Court California Air Resources Board California Endangered Species Act CEQA Conservation Endangered Species Endangered Species Act Environmental Impact Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions Habitat Conservation Plan State Department of Fish and Wildlife

California Supreme Court Holds that State Agencies May Not Escape CEQA Mitigation Requirements Based on Failure of the Legislature...

In a decision that enhances the ability of local interests to obtain mitigation funds from state agencies, the California Supreme Court held that the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") requires the Board of...more

8/6/2015 - Appeals Board of Trustees CA Supreme Court CEQA Environmental Impact Report Mitigation Reversal Universities Urban Planning & Development

San Diego MPO's Analysis Of RTP's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rejected

In a decision with implications for all transportation projects in California, the California Court of Appeal held that the analysis of greenhouse gas emissions from transportation projects in a metropolitan transportation...more

1/8/2015 - Appeals CEQA Environmental Impact Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions Highways Public Projects Roads San Diego Surface Transportation Urban Planning & Development

City Fails to Adequately Mitigate "Urban Decay" and Energy Impacts of Big Box Retail Project

In the latest decision addressing challenges to "big box" projects under the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA"), on February 28, 2014, the California Court of Appeal invalidated the approval of a retail project in...more

4/7/2014 - CEQA Environmental Impact Report Environmental Policies

Federal Court Allows Honolulu Rail Transit Project Construction to Proceed

In an important victory for the $5 billion Honolulu rail transit project, on December 27, 2012 the U.S. District Court in Hawaii issued a judgment allowing construction of the first three phases of the 20-mile Project to...more

12/28/2012 - Environmental Impact Report Public Projects Railways Transit Authority

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