Monthly Archives: March 2012

City Support of Urban Agriculture Stops Short of Potential to Decrease Rising Food Insecurity

By Luthien Niland, 3rd Year Law Student As city departments struggle to determine how to feed the tens of thousands of food insecure San Francisco residents, an amendment to the Planning Code passed under the radar of most San Francisco … Continue reading

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New AB 32 Lawsuit Challenges Use of Offsets — Our Analysis

By Prof. Alan Ramo and Luthien Niland, 3rd year law student (revised and reposted 4.9.12). Non-profit groups Citizens Climate Lobby and Our Children’s Earth Foundation recently filed the next challenge to the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (known … Continue reading

Posted in Air and Environmental Justice, Climate Change

Proposed CEQA Streamlining Guidelines – Expediting Infill But At What Cost?

By Jason Holder (Associate with Environmental Practice Group at Fitzgerald Abbott & Beardsley LLP) The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) recently released proposed regulations for the implementation of Public Resources Code sections 21094.5 and 21094.5.5 (http://opr.ca.gov/docs/Proposed_CEQA_Guidelines_Section_15183.3.pdf).  These two … Continue reading

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