Jump to Navigation
Jump to Content

development project

Friends of the Santa Clara River v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit upheld the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' issuance of a CWA §404 permit authorizing the discharge of materials into the Santa Clara River as part of a large-scale residential, commercial, and industrial development...

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

ELR Case

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...

SCOPE v. Santa Clara, City of

ELR Case

A California court ordered a city to set aside its approval of a development project until it complies with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The environmental impact report for the project failed to summarize documents...

Patuxent Riverkeeper v. Maryland Department of the Environment

ELR Case

Maryland's highest court held that an environmental group has standing to challenge the state environmental agency's issuance of a nontidal wetlands permit for a development project. The permit allows a town to construct a road...

Cherry Valley Pass Acres & Neighbors v. City of Beaumont

ELR Case

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...