By Nichole Norris : kymkemp – excerpt
A lawsuit was filed on April 8 in Humboldt County Superior Court, by Citizens for a Sustainable Humboldt (CSH), the Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) and a neighbor Mary Gaterud challenging the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors’ approval of the 8.5 acre cannabis project at Rolling Meadow Ranch in McCann.
The lawsuit raises concerns about potential violations of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), State Planning, Zoning Law, and other laws. The plaintiffs are represented by Jason Holder of the Holder Law Group based in Oakland and David Nims of Janssen and Malloy LLP, located in Eureka.
The press release from the plaintiffs expressed that the Board’s decision for Rolling Meadow Ranch “has been a great disappointment to us, the neighbors in McCann, local Fire Districts, and many others in the community…This case is the first litigation of its kind regarding the Humboldt County cannabis compliance and permitting process as it has unfolded over the last five years.”…(more)