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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Use of Projected Future Conditions Appropriate Baseline for Analyzing Impacts of Long-Term Infrastructure Projects
Posted on 1 May 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Neighbors for Smart Rail v. Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, et al ., B232655 (2nd Dist. Div. 8, April 17, 2012) By Daniel Bane In Neighbors for Smart Rail v. Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, et al . (" Neighbors for... Read More

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Neither CEQA nor the Public Trust Requires Exclusion of Current Conditions in Determining Baseline for Purposes of Lease Renewal on Tide and Submerged Lands
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Citizens for East Shore Parks, et al. v. California State Lands Commission (Chevron U.S.A, et al., real party in interest) , No. A129896 (Cal. Ct. App. 1st Dist., December 30, 2011, modified on denial of rehearing No. A129896M, Jan. 27, 2012.) . By... Read More

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: California Supreme Court Denies Review of Case Holding that CEQA Does Not Require Analysis of Effects on a Project Caused by the Environment
Posted on 2 Apr 2012 by Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

By Michael Hansen The California Supreme Court unanimously declined to hear a challenge to the revised environmental impact report for the Playa Vista development in Los Angeles in Ballona Wetlands Land Trust v. City of Los Angeles [ enhanced version... Read More

California High-Speed Rail on Track? Bridging the Gap Between Competing Land Use Issues with the California High-Speed Rail Project
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Real Estate Law Community Staff

By Kevin J. Grochow* * J.D. Candidate, Chapman University School of Law, May 2012; B.A. History, University of California, Irvine, June 2007. Excerpt from California High-Speed Rail on Track? Bridging the Gap Between Competing Land Use Issues... Read More