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People v. Rinehart

The Supreme Court of California held that the state's moratorium on the use of suction dredges to mine gold from rivers was not preempted by federal mining law. The case arose after an individual challenged his conviction for the...

Property Reserve v. Superior Court of San Joaquin County

The Supreme Court of California held that the state may enter and conduct environmental and geological studies and testing on more than 150 privately owned properties in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta that the state might seek to...

Friends of Martin's Beach v. Martin's Beach 1 LLC

A California appellate court affirmed in part and reversed in part a trial court's summary adjudication in favor of the property owners in their dispute with a citizen's group over the use of a road, parking area, and the inland dry...

California Building Ass'n v. Bay Area Air Quality Management District

The California Supreme Court held that agencies subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) generally are not required to analyze the impact of existing environmental conditions on a project's future users or residents....

North Coast Rivers Alliance v. Kawamura

A California appellate court, in an unpublished opinion, held that the California Department of Food and Agriculture's environmental impact report (EIR) for a seven-year program to control the light brown apple moth, an invasive pest,...

Center for Biological Diversity v. California Department of Fish & Wildlife

The Supreme Court of California held that the state fish and wildlife agency violated the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the California Fish and Game Code when it approved a large development project in northwest Los...

Marilley v. Bonham

The Ninth Circuit held that California's commercial fishing fees for nonresidents violates the Privileges and Immunities Clause of the U.S. Constitution. California's commercial fishing license fees are significantly higher for out-of-...

American Fuels & Petrochemical Manufacturers Ass'n v. Corey

A district court largely dismissed claims challenging California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard, a collection of regulations promulgated by the California Air Resources Board to implement provisions of California Assembly Bill 32, the...

West Side Irrigation District v. California State Water Resources Control Board

A California court held that revised "curtailment letters" that the state water board sent to irrigation districts and water appropriators in the Central Valley no longer violate due process, and therefore denied the districts' motions...

Chinatown Neighborhood Ass'n v. Harris

The Ninth Circuit upheld California's "shark fin law", which bans the possession, sale, and distribution of shark fins within the state. An association claimed that the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act preempts...

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