Jan

8

2014

California Public Utilities Commission Awards $1.5 Million for Neighborhood Association’s Successful Opposition to a Natural Gas Storage Project Located in an Urban Residential Neighborhood

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, the California Public Utilities Commission (Commission) unanimously approved the award of almost $1.5 million to the Avondale-Glen Elder Neighborhood Association (AGENA) to reimburse expenses incurred in its approximately 5-year battle to oppose the Sacramento Natural...

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Nov

26

2013
Feb

15

2013
Feb

15

2013

Governor Brown Calls for Streamlining CEQA

On January 24, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown discussed the need for CEQA reform in his State Of The State address.  In discussing CEQA, Governor Brown explained that streamlining CEQA could help California regain its fiscal footing and create new jobs. ...

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Nov

7

2012
Nov

5

2012

Thomas Law Group Ranks as a Tier 1 Law Firm

The U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings names Thomas Law Group as one of the best law firms in Sacramento in Land Use & Zoning Law and  Environmental Law.  Only four other law firms in Sacramento were given...

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Nov

5

2012
Aug

21

2012
Aug

14

2012
Aug

9

2012

Neighbors for Smart Rail is En Route to the Supreme Court

On August 8, 2012, the California Supreme Court unanimously granted review of Neighbors for Smart Rail v. Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority ((2012) 205 Cal. App. 4th 552). (See our blog entry (Smart Rail) entitled “Court Disagrees with Sunnyvale and...

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Aug

7

2012

SunPower Henrietta Solar Project Approved in Kings County

On August 6, 2012, the Kings County Planning Commission approved the SunPower Henrietta Solar Project Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration and Conditional Use Permit (Project) by a unanimous vote of Commissioners present and voting.  The Project proposes to construct and operate...

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Jul

19

2012





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