E&E News – This man may steer environmental law under Trump

This man may steer environmental law under Trump Amanda Reilly and Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E News reporters Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Jeffrey Wood is acting attorney general for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division.Photos courtesy of Balch & Bingham and Flickr. LOS ANGELES — President Trump’s rhetoric has left many of the nation’s top […]

BPC Expert Briefing: CEQA Update 2016

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING CEQA Update 2016 October 5, 2016 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean lLP 1111 Broadway, 19th Floor Oakland, CA 94612 2.00 General MCLE credit hours pending approval »Program« »Case summaries« »Presentation« Join us for our 4th annual CEQA Update where we will hear from some of the Bay […]

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Update for July 2016

Miller Starr Regalia’s Land Use & CEQA Developments Monthly Update July 2016 Land Use Developments   July 5, 2016 – Court Rejects City’s Anti-SLAPP Claim Regarding Would-Be NFL Stadium in Carson   July 5, 2016 – Development Project May be Declared Consistent with General Plan Even if Quantitative Standards Exceeded   July 14, 2016 – […]

Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP Opens New Office in Los Angeles, California

Announcement July 14, 2016 Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP is pleased to announce the opening of its new Los Angeles Office located at 1875 Century Park East, Suite 700 Los Angeles, CA 90067           Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP was formed in 2005 by experienced attorneys dedicated to excellence in the practice of land use, […]

Perkins Coie California Land Use & Development Law Report for July 12, 2016

The California Land Use & Development Law Report Legal Commentary on Planning and Development We’ve posted articles to our California Land Use & Development Law Report on developments that we think will be of interest to you. Our report publishes articles on recent legal and policy developments in the field of land use, environmental impact review, […]

Perkins Coie California Land Use & Development Law Report for May 25, 2016

The California Land Use & Development Law Report Legal Commentary on Planning and Development We’ve posted articles to our California Land Use & Development Law Report on developments that we think will be of interest to you. Our report publishes articles on recent legal and policy developments in the field of land use, environmental impact review, […]

Max R. Rollens Now Associate at Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP

Announcement May 24, 2016 Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP is pleased to announce Max R. Rollens   has become an associate in the firm. Mr. Rollens’s practice will focus on land use and environmental matters, including permitting, regulatory compliance, and litigation. 155 Sansome Street Seventh Floor San Francisco, California 94104 415.402.2700   www.briscoelaw.net Experienced Lawyers Dedicated […]

Briscoe Investor & Bazel LLP Newsletter for May 17, 2016

Who Takes The Lead? Court Clarifies Which Is The “Lead Agency” For Environmental Review Of The Projects By Public-Private Partnerships Newsletter May 17, 2016 WHO TAKES THE LEAD? COURT CLARIFIES WHICH IS THE  “LEAD AGENCY” FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW OF PROJECTS  BY PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) calls on state and local agencies […]

Appeals Court Affirms Cadiz Valley Groundwater Project

Appeals Court Affirms Cadiz Valley Groundwater Project In a series of sweeping opinions, the Fourth Appellate District on Tuesday, May 10, upheld the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project against six separate challenges brought by a host of environmental organizations and a salt mining operation. Downey Brand attorneys, Christian Marsh, Kevin O’Brien, Steve […]

Downey Brand Announces CEQA Chronicles Blog

Announcing CEQA Chronicles, a blog focusing on environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act CEQA practice is constantly changing, raising myriad questions for project applicants, lead agencies, and project opponents.  How should greenhouse gas emissions be quantified?  What are the ramifications of the shift from level of service (LOS) to vehicle miles travelled (VMT) […]