Analysis of Greenhouse Gases Under CEQA Just Got More Complex

By | CEQA Developments | December 1, 2014

In a 2-1 published opinion filed November 24, 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division 1, affirmed and modified the trial court’s judgment granting writ petitions by plaintiff groups challenging the EIR for the San Diego Association of Governments’ (SANDAG) 2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (2050 RTP/SCS).

The Unintended Effects of Protecting the Environment – How Banning Fracking Can Lead San Benito County to Bankruptcy

The Unintended Effects of Protecting the Environment – How Banning Fracking Can Lead San Benito County to Bankruptcy

On November 4, 2014, San Benito County voters went to the poles to vote on Measure J, the measure designed to prohibit hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, and related gas and oil extraction activities, as well as other “high-intensity petroleum operations,” including acid well stimulation and cyclic steam injection.

Tolling of Approvals Under New Jersey’s Permit Extension Act: Will the End of the Year Be the End of the Line? Approved Projects Could Be at Risk

Tolling of Approvals Under New Jersey’s Permit Extension Act: Will the End of the Year Be the End of the Line? Approved Projects Could Be at Risk

New Jersey’s Permit Extension Act (“PEA”) was initially enacted in 2008 — in response to “the crisis in the real estate finance sector of the economy” — for the purpose of tolling, through the end of 2012, expiration of various approvals necessary for development.