Description Date Docket #
High Sierra Rural Alliance v. County of Plumas
California Court of Appeal
Property Law & Real Estate, Government Law, Environmental Law
Affirmed judgment for Plumas County in a lawsuit brought by an environmental organization. Held that the county's general plan update did not violate...
11/15/2018 C082315
Citizens for Amending Proposition L v. City of Pomona
California Court of Appeal
Environmental Law, Government Contracts
Held that the City of Pomona violated the terms of a 1993 ballot initiative prohibiting the construction of additional billboards within city limits....
11/07/2018 B283740
Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio
United States Ninth Circuit
Environmental Law, Indian Law
In an amended opinion, revived a challenge to the U.S. Forest Service's ruling that a company had a right to operate a uranium mine on land around...
10/25/2018 15-15857
Save Our Heritage Organization v. City of San Diego
California Court of Appeal
Environmental Law, Construction
Upheld the City of San Diego's decision to approve an environmental impact report addendum for an urban park project. Affirmed the denial of a citizen...
10/24/2018 D073064
Save Lafayette Trees v. City of Lafayette
California Court of Appeal
Oil and Gas Law, Government Law, Environmental Law
Revived a citizen group's claim that a city failed to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act when it authorized a utility company to...
10/23/2018 A154168
Masias v. EPA
United States DC Circuit
Environmental Law
Denied challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's determination that it lacked information to classify three specific geographic areas...
10/19/2018 16-1314
In re Deepwater Horizon
United States Fifth Circuit
Environmental Law, Oil and Gas Law
In a case related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, affirmed the dismissal of claims brought by individuals and associations located in Mexico that...
10/18/2018 17-30122
Beach and Bluff Conservancy v. City of Solana Beach
California Court of Appeal
Environmental Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that a citizen group took the wrong approach in terms of civil procedure to assert that a coastal city's land use plan was inconsistent with the...
10/17/2018 D072304
Monterey Coastkeeper v. State Water Resources Control Board
California Court of Appeal
Agriculture, Environmental Law, Water Law
Held that the California State Water Resources Control Board must reformulate its waiver of waste discharge requirements for irrigated agricultural...
10/17/2018 C080530
US v. Luminant Generation Co., LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Environmental Law, Public Utilities
Held that the federal government was time-barred from seeking civil penalties against two electric power companies that allegedly violated the Clean...
10/01/2018 17-10235

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