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California Construction and Industrial Materials Association Files CEQA Lawsuit Against Ventura County to Protect Important Mineral Resources

On April 25, 2019, the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) filed a petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief (“Petition”)  in Ventura County Superior Court challenging the County of Ventura’s approval of a … Continue reading

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First District Rejects Laundry List Of CEQA Challenges To EIR For Mixed Use 5M Project In Downtown San Francisco

In a lengthy opinion filed February 22, and belatedly ordered published on March 25, 2019, the First District Court of Appeal (Div. 1) affirmed the trial court’s judgment denying a petition for writ of mandate challenging the EIR for a … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Depublishes Partially Published Decision Applying Settled “Final Judgment” Rules In CEQA Writ Action

On March 13, 2019, at the losing Petitioner/Appellant’s request, the California Supreme Court ordered depublication of the Sixth District’s partially published opinion in Alliance of Concerned Citizens Organized for Responsible Development v. City of San Juan Bautista (2018) 29 Cal.App.5th … Continue reading

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Regulatory Taking May Result From Improper CEQA Determination? Stay Tuned

A few months ago, we reported on a Court of Appeal decision, Bottini v. City of San Diego, where the Court held that delays resulting from a governmental agency’s improper denial of a permit application for a new development did … Continue reading

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2018 CEQA ANNUAL REVIEW

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s 2018 Annual CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in-depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog. The case names of the newest decisions are denoted by bold italic fonts. A.  2017 CEQA Update To read … Continue reading

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