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Judge Holds that BLM Must Set Aside 13 NM Oil and Gas Leases

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge M. Christina Armijo found that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) must set aside 13 oil and gas leases covering approximately 20,000 acres of the Santa Fe National Forest. Specifically, Judge Armijo found that BLM’s greenhouse gas analysis was insufficient, and set aside the BLM’s finding of no significant ...Read More

L.A. County Land-Use Plan Overcomes Enviro Objections

On June 19, a California appellate court upheld LA County’s approval of a new 1,800 acre land-use plan, rejecting the argument that additional environmental assessment was warranted. The County approved the new plan as a “modification” to the existing 2015 Antelope Valley Area Plan, and stated that the changes weren’t significant enough to require an ...Read More

Opinion: Rent Control Would Do Major Harm to Sacramento’s Future

Excerpt (Full Article HERE) From Comstock’s Magazine:

Rent control discourages owners from maintaining and improving their property and discourages builders from building more housing units — and drives them to make investments elsewhere. Renters, like me, would be stuck in our old apartments with virtually no choices to move within Midtown or downtown. Construction sites would ...Read More

First District Court of Appeal Upholds Trial Court Decision that no EIR was Required for Hospital Conversion

This case involved the City of Santa Rosa’s approval of a CUP to convert a shuttered hospital center to a homeless youth and transitional housing center with about 50 to 60 beds. The center was sponsored and funded by a non-profit organization, which would also provide counseling and health services and recreational activities at the ...Read More

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