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Attorney labor for preparing CEQA administrative record is recoverable cost where specialized knowledge required, holds Fourth District in partially published opinion
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

In a partially-published opinion filed September 29, 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed an order and judgment permitting the County


California Supreme Court holds CEQA inapplicable to City’s adoption of qualified voter initiative approving Wal-Mart “Supercenter” project
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

In a concise 15-page opinion filed August 7, 2014, the California Supreme Court reversed the Fifth District Court of Appeal's judgment which had held


Kern County’s CEQA mitigation measure for wind farm project relying on FAA review and determination of aviation safety impacts is legally feasible, holds Fifth District
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

Alleged land use conflicts between newly proposed land uses and existing nearby airports are nothing new, and can produce heated CEQA battles as


AB 900 CEQA reform law partially struck down
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

Ruling from the bench at a March 29, 2013 hearing, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch found a key provision of an ambitious CEQA reform


Fifth District decides significant CEQA air qualityhealth impact analysis and mitigation issues in Sierra Club v. County of Fresno
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

In a lengthy and scholastic published opinion filed May 27, 2014, the Fifth District Court of Appeal reversed and remanded the trial court's decision


California affirms equitable exceptions to the “merger doctrine”
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • April 17 2013

The merger doctrine is not absolute and its application will depend upon the equities and the parties' intentions, the California Court of Appeal


CEQA school in session: First District reverses judgment invalidating EIR for desalination plant project in North Coast Rivers Alliance
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 6 2013

In a lengthy published opinion filed May 21, 2013, the First District Court of Appeal reversed a judgment granting a writ of mandate and upheld as


California high-speed rail - what you need to know
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (“HSR”) plans to build an 800-mile high-speed rail system stretching from San Francisco to Los


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


First district holds CEQA statute of limitations bars citizens group’s challenge to college of San Mateo tree cutting
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

In a published opinion, the First District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's judgment granting a writ and held that a CEQA action filed by a