Ivester, David
DavidIvester

A project that adds homes and commercial buildings to a community typically increases the need for various municipal services, such as fire and police protection. As the Court of Appeal recently confirmed in City of Hayward v. Board of Trustees, that need, though, is not itself an “environmental impact”

Read More
Ivester, David
DavidIvester

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that landowners can sue the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to challenge its issuance of an administrative “compliance order” claiming their land is a “wetland” subject to its regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act (“CWA”). The Court’s decision in Sackett v. Environmental Protection

Read More