New study: CEQA litigation most often used to stop infill and public works projects in California

By From page A3 | January 18, 2013

SACRAMENTO — The law firm Holland & Knight recently conducted an analysis of litigation over the past five years to determine which types of projects are most often the target of lawsuits filed under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  Holland & Knight, a law firm specializing in CEQA cases for both public agencies and private entities, reviewed all 95 published court decisions from 1997 to 2012 in which a CEQA lawsuit challenged the adequacy of a project’s Environmental Impact Report at the California Court of Appeal or Supreme Court.

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