We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 23

PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana: SCOTUS issues first navigability-for-title decision in 81 years

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

The last time the US Supreme Court took on a case where the primary issue was determining river navigability for title purposes under the equal footing doctrine, the country was mired in economic depression, car manufacturers were going out of business, and drought was consuming the west

Court clarifies mitigation requirements for impacts to historical resources, reaffirms use of existing conditions as analytical baseline

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2011

The Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate District of California held this month that the Environmental Impact Report for the Tesoro Viejo mixed use development project in southeastern Madera County failed to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed

The sun is shining on solar: deference to lead agency given in Panoche Valley solar project CEQAWilliamson Act decision

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

In a recent California appellate decision addressing a challenge under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the Williamson Act to the

Fifth Circuit decision threatens a tsunami of climate change tort cases while the defense bar awaits a circuit split

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2009

On October 16, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit revived a lawsuit filed by residents and property owners along the Mississippi Gulf coast against several corporations in the energy, fossil fuels and chemicals industries alleging that the defendants were responsible for property damage caused by Hurricane Katrina

Recent developments in environmental permitting litigation

  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2011

There were many significant environmental permitting cases decided in the Massachusetts courts in 2010 that have implications for landowners, developers, and various industries

Case summary: Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2011

In Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township, 15 A.3d 563, 2011 WL 2084174, Pa. Cmwlth, March 17, 2011 (No. 782 C.D. 2010), the Commonwealth Court addressed the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors’ zoning appeal based on a variance granted to Pohlig Builders (the developers) to disturb an area of steep slopes such that the developers could construct their proposed residential development

Party cannot rely on pleadings at summary judgment stage

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 28 2011

Cedar Farm owns almost 2500 acres of property bordering the Ohio River in southern Indiana

Rapanos wetlands confusion: Third Circuit accentuates the circuit split

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2011

When the United States Supreme Court issued its wetlands defining decision in Rapanos v. United States, environmental practitioners, real estate developers, and consultants believed that boundaries would be set for determining when a wetland was regulated under the Clean Water Act

Farmers' advocacy group enters foray against solar energy siting

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2012

On October 31, 2011, the California Farm Bureau Federation petitioned the Superior Court in Fresno County for a peremptory writ of mandate and filed a complaint for injunctive relief to force the County to reverse its recent cancellation of a Williamson Act contract