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Richmond casino case: how early is too early for CEQA?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

In Parchester Village Neighborhood Council v. City of Richmond, the California Court of Appeal recently held that the City of Richmond’s decision to enter into a Municipal Services Agreement (MSA) with a Native American tribe did not constitute a “project” requiring California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review, even though the agreement effectively committed the City to a particular course of action


2014 summary of new Maine laws
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a Limited number of new bills. Most


Selected Kansas Legislative activity, March 23-27
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

It was the busiest week of the session to date with non-exempt bills being considered before their final deadline, bills being "bundled" (two or more


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2014

Incumbent AG Luther Strange (R) and Joe Hubbard (D) received their respective party's nomination after both ran unopposed in the primary. California


Community associations & Maryland's new stormwater fees
  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

Maryland has new local stormwater fees that will be implemented in certain counties beginning July 1, 2013. All real property, including those owned


Corps drops appeal over wetlands rules
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2011

As we wrote earlier, in New Hope Power Company and Okeelanta Corporation v. United States Army Corps of Engineers and Steven L. Stockton, U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore of the Southern District of Florida enjoined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' from enforcing its guidance documents, which modified the Corps's interpretation of its wetlands regulations


South Carolina Supreme Court expands DHEC's regulatory authority over isolated wetlands throughout the state under the pollution control act
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2011

In the July 2011 decision Georgetown County League of Women Voters v. Smith Land Co., Inc., the South Carolina Supreme Court held that the Department of Health and Environmental Control (“DHEC”) has jurisdiction to regulate isolated wetlands under the South Carolina Pollution Control Act, an expansion of DHEC’s regulatory authority over isolated wetlands throughout the State, beyond the eight “coastal zone” counties governed by the coastal management program organized pursuant to the Coastal Zone Management Act


2010 Minnesota legislative summary
  • Larkin Hoffman
  • USA
  • July 27 2010

Liquor stores may offer tastings of beer and spirits in addition to wine under amendments to Minn. Stat. 340A.419


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


States begin to react to large recoveries for escaped wildfires by limiting landowner's liability for non-economic damages
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • September 6 2013

Many state laws providing for the recovery of damages caused by escaped wildfire were enacted at the time when such fires were quickly extinguished