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Al Herson on California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Agricultural Land Mitigation

In this Analysis, Al Herson discusses whether preservation of existing agricultural land constitutes feasible mitigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Analysis concludes that preservation of such land can be both a valid CEQA mitigation measure when it is used to mitigate...

Wetlands and Agriculture: An Overview of Swampbuster

"Swampbuster." It is a fun word. However, it can cause some not-so-fun repercussions for farmers who violate its rules protecting wetlands. Swampbuster is the term used for the federal law that discourages farmers from altering wetlands by withholding federal farm program benefits from any...