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Environmental Law News: Protecting California’s Disadvantaged Communities – An Examination of How the State’s New Environmental Justice Laws May Affect the CEQA Entitlement Process

Fall 2018 – Environmental Law News, a publication of the Environmental Law Section of California Lawyers Association: Protecting California’s Disadvantaged Communities – An Examination of How the State’s New Environmental Justice Laws May Affect the CEQA Entitlement Process JMBM land use lawyer Martin P. Stratte and San Bernardino County Geologist George H. Kenline wrote the […]

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Environmental Law News: Environmental Law News: Coming Full Circle in the Fifth—Revisiting the Concept of ‘Urban Decay’ and its Increasingly Limited Role in CEQA

Martin Stratte wrote the article “Coming Full Circle in the Fifth—Revisiting the Concept of ‘Urban Decay’ and its Increasingly Limited Role in CEQA” published in the Environmental Law Section of California Lawyers Association—Environmental Law News in Spring 2018, Vol. 27, No. 1.

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.

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.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under CEQA: Why the Questions Left Unanswered by ‘Newhall Ranch’ Have Demonstrated the Need for an Update to the CEQA Guidelines

Martin Stratte wrote “Analyzing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under CEQA: Why the Questions Left Unanswered by ‘Newhall Ranch’ Have Demonstrated the Need for an Update to the CEQA Guidelines” published in Environmental Law Section of California Lawyers Association—Environmental Law News in Fall 2017, Vol. 26, No. 2.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change

Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter: California Natural Resources Agency Releases Draft Update to Safeguarding California—the State’s Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

Martin Stratte wrote “California Natural Resources Agency Releases Draft Update to Safeguarding California—the State’s Climate Change Adaptation Strategy” published in the Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter in July 2017.