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Building Relationships with Tribes and Operating on Reservation Lands: Lessons From FMC v. Shoshone

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Building Relationships with Tribes and Operating on Reservation Lands: Lessons From FMC v. Shoshone - On 11 January 2021, the United States Supreme Court declined a petition to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in FMC...more

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Judge Suspends State Procedures as Applied to Majority of Waters of the State; Retains Application to Waters Subject to the Clean...

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On December 17, 2020, the Sacramento County Superior Court substantially limited the scope of waters to which the State Procedures for Discharges of Dredged and Fill Material (“Procedures”) apply through its decision in San...more

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California Proposes Changes to Proposition 65 Short-Form Safe Harbor Warnings

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Proposition 65 mandates that companies doing business in California provide warnings about exposures to chemicals listed as known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. The California Office of Environmental...more

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NMFS Proposes Rule to Reduce North Atlantic Right Whale Entanglements in Fishing Gear

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On December 31, 2020, the National Marine Fisheries Service (“NMFS”) proposed to amend regulations implementing the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan (“ALWTRP” or “Plan”) with the stated goal of reducing  the...more

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Environmental Justice: Where Are the Roadblocks?

We have known since the 1980s that people of color bear a disproportionate share of environmental harms. In 1994, President Clinton issued Executive Order 12,898, which required federal agencies to develop policies...more

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2020: A Look Back at the Year’s CEQA Case Law

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While the COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 a year most would prefer to keep in the rear view mirror, the courts kept fairly busy handing down precedents that hopefully provided us all with a better road map for navigating CEQA. ...more

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New Class Of Certificate Of Occupancy Coming Soon To NYC

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At the end of last year, the New York City Council voted to approve Intro. 2033, legislation which will create a new class of certificate of occupancy: the Interim Certificate of Occupancy (“ICO”). The Department of Buildings...more

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Settlement of Lawsuit Causes Town of Oyster Bay to Revise its Rules of Decorum for Public Meetings

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This blog post provides an update to a post that was published on November 30, 2020, regarding a dispute over the Town of Oyster Bay’s recently adopted rules governing conduct at public meetings.  The new procedures, which...more

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Massachusetts Makes Broad Changes to the Zoning Act

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Year after year, the Massachusetts Legislature considers bills to change General Laws Chapter 40A, or the Massachusetts Zoning Act. Many prior changes were fairly minor, but on January 14, 2021, Governor Charlie Baker signed...more

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Trump Administration Finalizes Migratory Bird Rule

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On January 7, 2021, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published a final rule limiting the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA)’s prohibition on the take of migratory birds....more

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New Guidance from IRS Extends Safe Harbor for Offshore Wind and Federal Land Projects

The IRS issues anticipated continuity guidance providing relief to offshore wind developers and federal land projects. Offshore and federal land projects now have 10 years to be completed after the year in which...more

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D.C. Council to Address Rent Stabilization Program Reform and Expansion Amendment

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Expanding and preserving affordable housing continues to be a top priority for the District of Columbia Council (D.C. Council) at the beginning of the new year. The impacts of COVID-19, particularly the associated job losses...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - January 2021 #2

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DOI unveils plan to weaken protections for millions of acres of California desert - Reuters – January 13 - The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) on Wednesday proposed weakening environmental protections for millions...more

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EPA Releases Final Risk Evaluation for 1,4-Dioxane

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The US Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial final risk evaluation for 1,4-dioxane found unreasonable risks to workers and occupational non-users for 13 out of 24 use conditions, but no unreasonable risks to the...more

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Can a Responsible Agency Impose Mitigation Measures Not Considered in the Lead Agency’s EIR?

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In Santa Clara Valley Water District v. San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, No. A157127, 2020 WL 7706795 (Cal. Ct. App. Dec. 29, 2020), the court ruled that CEQA does not constrain an agency’s authority to...more

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2021 Environmental, Health, and Safety Outlook for Manufacturers

This week, we continue with our 2021 outlook series with a focus on environmental, health, and safety. This year brings a new Presidential administration, and with it will come a host of new programs, as well as some new...more

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New York State Poised to Lead Nation in Renewable Energy

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The renewable energy economy has moved well beyond the novelty stage in New York State. That much is clear from the proposals made in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address. The Governor called for aggressive...more

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New Nationwide Permit 12 Released by United States Army Corps of Engineers

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has completed its rule-making and released a pre-publication version of its final rule reissuing and modifying 12 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issuing four new NWPs....more

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First Appellate District Approves Responsible Agency’s Imposition of Mitigation Not Considered in the EIR

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In an opinion filed on December 29, 2020, the First Appellate District in Santa Clara Valley Water District v. San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board upheld a Responsible Agency’s imposition of additional...more

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Sustainable Development and Land Use Update - January 2021 #2

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U.S. government creates new programs for data center efficiency and research - Bisnow – January 10 - The $2.3 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act approved last month, which included $900 billion for coronavirus...more

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A Court-Side Seat: “Inholdings” Upheld, a Pecos Bill Come Due and Agency Actions Abound

Here are some significant environmental and regulatory rulings and administrative actions from December 2020. THE U.S. SUPREME COURT - Texas v. New Mexico On December 14, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a water rights...more

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Fairfax County, Virginia, Adopts Real Estate Tax Abatement and Other Economic Incentives (Updated)

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This alert was originally published Sept. 16, 2020. New information has been added. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently moved forward in its consideration of a new Economic Incentive Program (EIP) that would...more

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Anticipated Renewable Energy and Environmental Policy Changes in the New Administration

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With the unexpected—but slim—Democratic Senate majority in the wake of two wins in Georgia, President-elect Joseph Biden and Congressional Democrats have new opportunities to enact pro-climate energy and environmental policy....more

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NEPA Challenges to Permits Lead to Project Delays

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The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington recently entered an order vacating U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits issued pursuant to the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Rivers and Harbors Act (RHA)....more

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Proposed Regulatory Changes to Safe Harbor Warning Provisions

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All consumer products and food products sold or distributed into the State of California may soon be subject to new scrutiny for chemical exposure warnings Revisions to a critical environmental law regarding warnings for...more

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