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Legal Alert 9/19/2014
California Acts to Manage Statewide Groundwater Issues
Legal Alert 8/22/2014
City of San Diego's Settlement Over Alleged MS4 Permit Violations Results in Crackdown on Out-Of-Compliance Projects
Legal Alert 8/18/2014
Draft CEQA Guidelines Would Dramatically Alter Analysis of Transportation Impacts Under SB 743
Proposed Expanded Definition of Waters of the United States Video 7/14/2014
Proposed Expanded Definition of Waters of the United States
Questions continue to arise surrounding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposed regulation re-defining the term "waters of the United States." Allen Matkins attorneys David Cooke and James Burroughs explain in this video the possible implications for land owners and dischargers.

To read more about this issue, please see our April 22, 2014, Legal Alert here. If you have questions or concerns about the draft regulations, please contact David Cooke or Jim Burroughs.
Legal Alert 7/1/2014
First District Court of Appeal Holds State Water Board May Restrict Beneficial Water Use by Senior Water Rights Holders, Relying on Public Trust Doctrine
Light v. State Water Resources Control Board
Legal Alert 6/24/2014
Supreme Court Upholds EPA's Power to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Large Stationary Sources – But Scolds EPA For Overreaching in Its Regulatory Approach
Legal Alert 6/16/2014
EPA Extends Comment Period on New Rule regarding "Waters of the United States"
Legal Alert 4/22/2014
Expanding the Definition of "Waters of the United States" – EPA's Proposed New Rule
Legal Alert 4/11/2014
It's Final—State Water Board Adopts New Industrial General Permit for Storm Water Discharges
Legal Alert 3/13/2014
DTSC Releases Initial Proposed “Priority Products” List for Safer Consumer Products Regulations
Legal Alert 3/7/2014
Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Must Take Action Following DTSC Reveal of Priority Products
Legal Alert 1/23/2014
New Permit Requires Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids For Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in Southern California
Legal Alert 1/7/2014
U.S. EPA Amends Its "All Appropriate Inquiries Rule" To Reference Updated Standards for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
Legal Alert 11/26/2013
DOGGR Releases Proposed Regulations and Interim Compliance Notice Regarding Hydraulic Fracturing and Acidization
Legal Alert 8/22/2013
EPA Endorses New ASTM Phase I Standard
Legal Alert 8/8/2013
California Supreme Court Weighs in on the CEQA Projected Baseline Issue
Legal Alert 8/1/2013
California State Water Board Issues New Draft Industrial Storm Water Permit
Legal Alert 7/11/2013
A Closer Look at the Koontz Decision
Legal Alert 6/26/2013
US Supreme Court Limits Governmental Power to Impose Conditions on New Development
Legal Alert 6/12/2013
Court Upholds Validity of Landmark Water Transfer Agreement Providing Greater Certainty to California's Water Supply
Legal Alert 5/21/2013
Commercial and Residential Developers, Builders and Landlords Face New Storm Water Regulations
Legal Alert 9/21/2012
Coalition for Clean Air: Filing an NOE Before Project Approval Does Not Trigger CEQA's 35-Day Statute of Limitations
Legal Alert 8/1/2012
Proposed Safer Consumer Product Regulations Will Be Transformative
Legal Alert 5/3/2012
Sierra Club v. Napa: Sequential Lot Line Adjustments are Consistent with the Subdivision Map Act and are Exempt from CEQA
Legal Alert 4/25/2012
Appellate Court Upholds Use of Future CEQA Baseline in Neighbors for Smart Rail and Rejects Sunnyvale Holding
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