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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


CEQA reform goal is noted in Governor’s state of the state address
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

In his 2013 State of the State address delivered on January 24, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown focused on education, health care, jobs, and the


Governor (Still) Not A Public Agency Subject To CEQA, Holds Third District In Indian Gaming Case
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

The Federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”; 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.) allows gaming on Indian lands acquired by the Secretary of the Interior


Tentative map approval is CEQA “project”, holds Third District in published opinion also addressing prejudicial error, agency discretion to adopt thresholds of significance, deferred mitigation, and other significant CEQA issues
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • September 15 2014

In a lengthy published decision filed September 9, 2014, the Third District Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the trial court's


Parkmerced project upheld against CEQA and general plan inconsistency challenges in San Francisco Tomorrow v. City and County of San Francisco
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

In a lengthy, mostly-unpublished opinion filed on August 14, 2014, the First District Court of Appeal affirmed the superior court’s judgment denying


Governor’s passion for legislative CEQA reform has waned, Contra Costa Times reports after Mercury News interview
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

On August 15, 2014, the Contra Costa Times reported on a wide-ranging interview of California Governor Jerry Brown conducted by the Mercury News


Analysis of GHGS under CEQA just got more complex: Fourth District’s split decision invalidates program EIR for SANDAG’s 2050 Regional Transportation PlanSustainable Communities Strategy
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

In a 2-1 published opinion filed November 24, 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division 1, affirmed and modified the trial court's judgment


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


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


New transfer tax disclosure requirement
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

After January 1, 2015, documentary transfer tax will no longer be a private affair. It is common practice in commercial real estate purchase and sale