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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.  

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change California Air Resources Board Unanimously Approves SCAQMD’s 2016 Air Quality Management Plan and Adopts Amendment Regarding Indirect Source Rules

Martin Stratte wrote “California Air Resources Board Unanimously Approves SCAQMD’s 2016 Air Quality Management Plan and Adopts Amendment Regarding Indirect Source Rules” published in the Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter in May 2017.  

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change Environmental Law News: Public Interest Standing Under CEQA—Will We Ever Learn What Types of ‘Urgent Considerations’ Outweigh a Petitioner’s Standing?

Martin Stratte wrote “Public Interest Standing Under CEQA—Will We Ever Learn What Types of ‘Urgent Considerations’ Outweigh a Petitioner’s Standing?” published in Environmental Law Section of California Lawyers Association—Environmental Law News in Spring 2017, Vol. 26, No. 1.

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation, Natural Resources & Mining, Regulatory and Enforcement Group and Renewable Energy/Climate Change South Coast Air Board will not be Expanded to Include ‘Environmental Justice’ Members as Senate Bill 1387 Fails to Pass in the Assembly

Martin Stratte wrote “South Coast Air Board will not be Expanded to Include ‘Environmental Justice’ Members as Senate Bill 1387 Fails to Pass in the Assembly” published in the Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter in October 2016.  

Litigation and Regulatory and Enforcement Group California Decision Expands Actuary’s Potential Liability Based on Aiding and Abetting Theory

The recently published California decision in Nasrawi v. Buck Consultants LLC, issued by the Court of Appeal, Sixth District, has the potential to expand an actuarial firm’s liability well beyond its current limits under California law.[1] In Nasrawi, the appellate court reversed a trial court order which sustained a demurrer filed by defendants Buck Consultants […]