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Bair v. California Department of Transportation

A district court preliminarily enjoined the California transportation agency's proposal to widen a highway that runs through old-...

Katzeff v. California Dep't of Forestry & Fire Protection

A California appellate court reversed a lower court’s dismissal of an action on the grounds that the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) improperly granted an exemption from the California Forest Practice Act (...

Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch v. California Dep't of Forestry & Fire Protection

The Supreme Court of California reversed a lower court decision in favor of conservation groups challenging the state forestry department's approval of three timber harvest plans that allow logging on private land in the Sierra Nevada...

Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch v. California Dep't of Forestry & Fire Protection

A court holds that an environmental group may proceed with its petition for writ of mandate in which it seeks to overturn the state forestry department's approval of three timber harvesting plans. The forestry department failed to...

Pacific Lumber Co. v. State Water Resources Control Bd.

The court holds that the Z'berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act and its implementing regulations do not provide the exclusive mechanism through which regional and state water control boards may address water quality concerns implicated by...