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Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center v. County of Siskiyou

A California appellate court upheld a county's approval of a project to expand an existing wood veneer manufacturing facility in order to permit cogeneration of electricity for resale. Environmental and citizens groups filed a petition...

Coalition for Clean Air v. City of Visalia

A California appellate court reversed a lower court decision dismissing environmental groups' lawsuit against a city for violating the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in connection with its approval of a company's proposal...

Montana Wildlife Federation v. Montana Board of Oil & Gas Conservation

The Montana Supreme Court upheld the state oil and gas board's issuance of 23 gas well permits to an oil company in the area known as the Cedar Creek Anticline, a major geologic feature that extends for nearly 120 miles and is home to...

No Wetlands Landfill Expansion v. County of Marin

A California appellate court reversed a lower court decision directing a county board to hear an administrative appeal of an environmental impact report (EIR) and permit for a landfill expansion project. A local environmental...

San Diego v. Board of Trustees of the California State University

A California appellate court held that a state agency's certification of an environmental impact report (EIR) and approval of a master plan for the expansion of a state university violated the California Environmental Quality Act (...

Schenck v. County of Sonoma

A California appellate court held that a county complied with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) prior to approving the development of a large beverage distribution facility project. The plaintiff argued that the county...

Del Cerro Mobile Estates v. City of Placentia

A California appellate court dismissed a mobile home park owner's complaint challenging a city's environmental impact report (EIR)...

Oakland Heritage v. City of Oakland

A California appellate court held that a city's revised environmental impact report (EIR) for a proposed...

Cherry Valley Pass Acres & Neighbors v. City of Beaumont

A California appellate court affirmed a lower court decision denying a petition challenging a city's approval of a project to build 560 residential units on a 200-acre site long used for agricultural purposes. A citizens group...

Nelson v. Kern

A California appellate court reversed a lower court decision denying a petition challenging the adequacy of a county's environmental analysis of a proposed surface mining operation on a 40-acre site in the foothills of the...