Judge blocks oil development in Central California over fracking

By David R. Baker : sfchronicle – excerpt A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from opening more than 1 million acres in Central California to oil drilling because the agency did not properly explore the potential dangers of fracking. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Fitzgerald sided with environmentalists who … More Judge blocks oil development in Central California over fracking

Postponement of Development Project Hearing Raises Question of CEQA “Greenmail”

Postponement of Development Project Hearing Raises Question of CEQA “Greenmail” … More Postponement of Development Project Hearing Raises Question of CEQA “Greenmail”

California Supreme Court to local agencies: hypothetical future baselines in CEQA are not per se improper in all cases, but likely are improper in the vast majority

California Supreme Court to local agencies: hypothetical future baselines in CEQA are not per se improper in all cases, but likely are improper in the vast majority … More California Supreme Court to local agencies: hypothetical future baselines in CEQA are not per se improper in all cases, but likely are improper in the vast majority