California Land Use & Development Law Report – Recent Developments

  • by BPC Staff
  • on March 13, 2013

The latest from the California Land Use & Development Law Report:

Definition of “Agency Action” under the Endangered Species Act to be Reheard by Ninth Circuit
Posted: March 12, 2013
In July 2012, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit ruled in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Salazar, 686 F.3d 1092 (9th Cir. 2012), that…Read more

New Opinion, Same Result – Project Objectives Are Upheld Under CEQA, But Alternatives Analysis Is Invalid
Posted: March 6, 2013
In 2008, the City of Santa Cruz and the University of California settled litigation challenging the University’s long-term development plan for…Read more

California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Under California Endangered Species Act
Posted: March 6, 2013
The California Endangered Species Act allows interested parties to file a petition with the California Fish & Game Commission to list or…Read more

CEQ Issues Handbooks on Coordinating NEPA Review with Review Under CEQA and Review Under the Historic Preservation Act
Posted: March 6, 2013
On March 5, 2013, the Council on Environmental Quality released a handbook intended to help agencies and practitioners coordinate….Read more

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