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2017 Articles

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter: California Court of Appeal Determines that EIR Prepared by SANDAG for Its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan Violated CEQA

Martin Stratte wrote “California Court of Appeal Determines that EIR Prepared by SANDAG for Its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan Violated CEQA” published in the Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter in December 2017.

Family Office Financial Advisor: Impact Investing: Helping the Next Gen

Tim Lappen co-wrote the article below with Josh Cohen of City Light Capital. It was originally published on Financial Advisor on November 7, 2017.  Most parents want their children to be knowledgeable in the ways of the world, to be able to operate successfully and to be in command of their own futures. And few […]

Labor & Employment California Labor & Employment Law Update: Key Changes in 2017 and What’s Slated For 2018

The legal landscape for California employers continues to evolve at the state and local level – ranging from prohibitions on inquiries into an applicant’s salary and conviction history, additional sexual harassment training requirements, to new immigration obligations.  The following is a high-level summary of the most significant changes in state and local labor and employment […]

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter: Tenth Circuit Strikes Down GHG Emissions Analysis Completed by Bureau of Land Management for Major Coal Leases

Martin Stratte wrote “Tenth Circuit Strikes Down GHG Emissions Analysis Completed by Bureau of Land Management for Major Coal Leases” published in the Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter in November 2017.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation: California Court of Appeal Affirms Finding that Federal Mining Patents did not Entitle Plaintiff to an Exemption from Compliance with Surface Mining and Reclamation Act

Martin Stratte wrote “California Court of Appeal Affirms Finding that Federal Mining Patents did not Entitle Plaintiff to an Exemption from Compliance with Surface Mining and Reclamation Act” published in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation—Mineral Law Newsletter on November 3rd, 2017 Vol. XXXIV.