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Governor Brown is not CEQA “public agency,” holds Third District in Indian casino case
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • September 25 2014

In a published decision filed September 24, 2014, the Third District Court of Appeal (per Justice Robie) held that CEQA's definition of a "public


Commercial real estate brokers now subject to the same dual agency and disclosure laws as residential brokers
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

As of January 1, 2015, commercial real estate brokers and salespersons will be required to comply with a stringent set of agency disclosure


Fifth District rejects CEQA challenge to Fresno County aggregate mine project EIR in partially published decision, clarifies State Mining Board’s SMARA powers and CEQA’s farmland loss mitigation rules
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

In a lengthy, 65-page opinion filed December 8, 2014 (of which fully two-thirds was unpublished), the Fifth District Court of Appeal affirmed the


Supreme Court adds another CEQA case to its docket, will review Fifth District’s Sierra Club v. County of Fresno (“Friant Ranch”) decision
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 27 2014

On October 1, 2014, the California Supreme Court granted the Real Party in Interest developer's petition for review in Sierra Club v. County of


First District holds CEQA’s application to public agency’s approval of railroad operations is preempted by federal law despite agency’s agreement to conduct CEQA review and preparation of EIR
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 6 2014

The North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA), a public agency established by state law, contracted with Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company (NWPRC) to


Fourth District addresses CEQA issues concerning standing, mitigation,baseline, piecemealing, and responses to comments in affirming judgment upholding perris dam remediation program EIR
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

In a published decision filed October 31, 2014 (Paulek v. California Department of Water Resources (4th Dist., Div. 2, 2014) ___ Cal.App.4th ____


Supreme Court finally schedules oral argument in CEQA categorical exemption case
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

At long last, the California Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument in the case of Berkeley Hillside Preservation, et al. V. City of Berkeley


Fifth District reaffirms its CEQA historicity rules in Citizens for the Restoration of L Street v. City of Fresno
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

In a published opinion filed August 29, 2014, the Fifth District Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment granting a writ of mandate and finding that the


OPR to review specific CEQA guidelines topics proposed for 2014 update, solicits public input
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

The Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) will undertake a comprehensive review of the CEQA Guidelines (14 Cal.Code Regs., 15000 et


OPR mulls changes in CEQA traffic metrics
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • February 13 2014

As previously discussed in this blog, last year's passage of SB 743 added a requirement in Public Resources Code 21099(b) that the Governor's