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Second District holds short CEQA statute of limitations not triggered by NOD that fails to provide public notice of material changes in project as actually constructed from that described in EIR
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

On December 15, 2014, the Second District Court of Appeal (Division 6) issued a pithy published opinion affirming the Ventura County Superior Court's


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


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


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


Sixth District applies CEQA’s “fair argument” standard, holds that despite project’s compliance with local noise ordinance, EIR rather than mitigated negative declaration is required based on factual, non-expert evidence of noise and traffic safety impact
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • May 12 2015

On May 7, 2015, the Sixth District Court of Appeal filed a published opinion addressing numerous issues of interest under CEQA's "fair argument" test


Second District holds first tier CEQA analysis suffices for regional board’s setting of novel TMDL for lake bed sediment
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • April 8 2015

In a short published opinion, the Second District Court of Appeal rejected federal Clean Water Act, state Porter Cologne Water Quality Control Act


Fourth District holds losing CEQA plaintiff’s mooted appeal was not “catalyst” to City’s revocation of project entitlements after developer abandoned project; trial court’s denial of private attorney general fee motion affirmed
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

In an opinion filed June 8, and ordered published on July 6, 2015, the Fourth Appellate District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's judgment


How CEQA’s administrative record preparation process could be reformed by eliminating CEQA petitioners’ statutory option to prepare the record
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • February 11 2015

I recently analyzed proposed legislation (SB 122) seeking to create an alternative procedure for preparation of the CEQA administrative record


CEQA roundup recent developments
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

Numerous CEQA-related developments have recently been in the news. Some of possible interest include: Kings and Kern Counties, the Kings County Farm