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Monchamp Meldrum LLP is a boutique law firm specializing in land use, environmental review and permitting, and related litigation throughout…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 31 Dec 2021

New Year, New ASTM Standard for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

On November 1, 2021, ASTM International approved an updated version of ASTM E1527, the standard governing Phase I environmental site assessments…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 23 Oct 2021

Five Things to Know about Offshore Wind in California This Fall

In California, the wind blows offshore in the fall, and this fall has been especially busy for offshore wind developments. While the Governor’s…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 21 Sep 2021

New Statutory Requirements if Local Agencies Want to Continue Teleconferenced Public Meetings with Social Distance Modifications

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Newsom authorized local agencies to conduct teleconference meetings without complying with certain Brown Act…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 9 Sep 2021

Fast Track Opportunity for Battery Storage Projects In California September 8, 2021

On July 31, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Emergency Order ("EO") to address the strains on the energy grid from climate-change…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2021

Keeping the Lights On: CA Emergency Proclamation to Quickly Increase Energy Generation, Suspend Certain Environmental Requirements

On Friday, July 30, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a Proclamation of a State of Emergency (Emergency Order or EO) stating that climate-change…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 1 Jun 2020

Judicial Counsel Clarifies Emergency Statutes of Limitations for CEQA and Land Use Challenges

As part of the California Judicial Council’s April 6th response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Judicial Council adopted Emergency Rule 9 which tolled…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 13 May 2020

If You Can’t Say Something Nice…

On May 8, 2020, the Third Appellate District certified for publication its decision in Petrovich Development Company, LLC et al. v. City of Sacramento…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 27 Apr 2020

Governor Approves Online-only CEQA Notice During COVID-19

While uncertainty remains regarding the CEQA statute of limitations under the Judicial Council’s April 6th Emergency Order (available here), the…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 25 Apr 2020

Supreme Court Holds Clean Water Act Can Apply To Groundwater

In a 6-3 decision penned by Justice Breyer, the United States Supreme Court held on April 23 that discharges of pollutants to groundwater that reach…
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Monchamp Meldrum LLP | USA | 1 Aug 2019

Streamlined CEQA Review of Housing Project at Greater Height and Density than Allowed by Zoning Upheld in Sacramentans for Fair Planning v. City of Sacramento

In the first published opinion to consider a Sustainable Communities Environmental Assessment (SCEA), the Third District upheld the City of…
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