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Governor Newsom’s Executive Order Calls for the Conservation of 30% of State Land and Coastal Waters
7, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-82-20 (“Executive Order”),
which provided several measures to conserve the State’s biodiversity and to
combat climate change. More specifically, the Executive Order directed the
California Natural Resources Agency, in consultation with other state agencies,
to establish the California Biodiversity Collaborative, to bring together
governmental partners, California Native American tribes, experts, business and
community ...Read More
Third District Court of Appeal Determines County Prepared CEQA Addendum for Wrong Project EIR
The Third District Court of Appeal published its
holding in the case Martis Camp Community Association v. County of Placer (2020)
53 Cal.App.5th 569 on August 17, 2020. This case involved a challenge to Placer
County’s approval of a partial abandonment of a public road ...Read More
Jesse and Shanni Burke were working on their laptops a few feet apart in their cramped Silicon Valley apartment this spring, sweltering without air conditioning, when it dawned on them. The coronavirus pandemic that was virtually imprisoning them in their tiny downtown San Jose walk-up also offered an unexpected escape option. No longer tethered to the office, ...Read More
From our friends at Energywire:
The White House Council on Environmental Quality’s implementing rules f are going into effect as planned today, after opponents of the new regulations failed to convince a federal judge to block them.
On Friday, Judge James Jones for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia declined to issue either ...Read More