The California Supreme Court Takes on the Eternal Question: Paper or Plastic?

The Court answered two questions in its ruling: (1) a corporate entity is not subject to a heightened standard in determining whether it has "standing" to bring a lawsuit under CEQA; and (2) the City of Manhattan Beach was not required to prepare an Environmental Impact Report to study the potential adverse environmental impacts stemming from an ordinance banning the use of plastic bags by local businesses.

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