BPC Workshop: CEQA Update and Federal Regulatory Developments 2018

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING CEQA Update 2018 Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP 1111 Broadway, 19th Floor, Oakland, CA 4.5 General MCLE credit hours pending approval CLICK HERE to view the event slides. CLICK HERE to view the agenda. The 6th Annual CEQA Update will bring together some of […]

The Changing Tide: One Year In, California’s Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban is Working

According to data from the California Coastal Commission and Ocean Conservancy, the number of single-use plastic bags removed on the state’s annual Coastal Cleanup Days have decreased from 2014 to 2017, falling from 2.59% to 1.24% of all debris picked up. This is a sign that the statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, enacted in 2014, […]

SF Bay Water Board Workshop on Baylands Restoration & Climate Change Policy Review

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold a public workshop on August 14 to consider changes to its policies on baylands multi-benefit wetland restoration projects. The August 14 workshop will be one of several public forums to solicit feedback from stakeholders on the various regulatory strategies available to the Water Board for […]

Miller Starr Regalia Land Use & CEQA Development Update for June 2018

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update June 2018 Land Use Developments June 29, 2018 – California Appellate Court Upholds Settlement Agreement for $100M Malibu Beach Restoration Project CEQA Developments June 4, 2018 – Filtering The CEQA Noise: First District Upholds Santa Rosa’s Negative Declaration For “Dream Center” Youth Housing Project, Holds Non-Expert […]

Briscoe, Ivester & Bazel – State to U.S. : You Can’t Transfer Federal Lands, Unless We Say So

  Newsletter March 1, 2018 State to U.S. : You Can’t Transfer Federal Lands, Unless We Say So             Jabbing a stick toward the eye of the Trump Administration, the California Legislature and Governor have proclaimed that the Federal Government, as of the first of this year, may not transfer federal property in California without […]

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update January 2018 Land Use Developments January 8, 2018 – Ambitious “Housing-First Policy” for “Transit-Rich Housing” Would Require Greater Density and Height for Housing Near Transit, Potentially Adding Millions of New Homes   January 31, 2018 – City of Oakland’s Building Code Appeal Process Violates State Law and Infringes Private Property […]

BPC Expert Briefing: CEQA Update 2017

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING CEQA Update 2017: Climate Change & Hot Topics Review October 17, 2017 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean lLP 1111 Broadway, 19th Floor, Oakland, CA 2.00 General MCLE credit hours pending approval Join us for our 5th annual CEQA Update where we will hear from some of the […]

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update – August 2017

    Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update         August 2017   Land Use Developments   August 14, 2017 – California Court of Appeal Again Rules in Favor of Public Against Billionaire Owner of Martins Beach   August 17, 2017 – Petitioner is Prevailing Party Entitled to Attorney Fees Where Undisputed Evidence Proves that […]

MSR Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update – August 2017

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update July 2017 Land Use Developments July 13, 2017 – California Supreme Court Holds that Landowners Forfeited Right to Challenge Conditions of Permit to Build New Seawall by Proceeding with Construction CEQA Developments July 17, 2017 – Supreme Disappointment: High Court’s Narrow Opinion In SANDAG RTP/SCS EIR Case Offers Little Guidance […]

Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one

Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one BY RYAN SABALOW AND DALE KASLER rsabalow@sacbee.com JULY 28, 2017 1:45 PM President Donald Trump’s administration gave California land developers and farmers a reason to cheer when the White House last month rolled back controversial regulations for wetlands imposed during the […]