CEQA

“Wing and barrel Hunt Club” hearing today….Petaluma River Council say wrong project, wrong place

RE: Appeal of PLP15-0060, “Wing and Barrel Hunt Club” aka Kenwood-BPSC Hunt Club LLC, aka Black Point Sports Club 6600 and 5400 Noble Road; APN 68-190-005, -007, -008, -009, -013, -015, -017 and 068-180 -008 Zoning: LEA (Land Extensive Agriculture) B6 100, Z (Accessory Dwelling Exclusion) F2 (Flood Plain) RC 50/25 (Riparian Corridor) SR (Scenic …

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When Governing Powers go Rogue

NapaVision 2050 When Governing Powers go Rogue. A Challenge to the County’s Compliance with the Law by The Alliance for Responsible Governance In a letter dated August 11, 2017, the environmental law firm Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, representing The Alliance for Responsible Governance, a group “whose members are strong supporters of the sustainable economic growth in Napa …

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Pattern of CEQA Violations Alleged in Napa

A prominent environmental law firm has told Napa County: You have a pattern and practice of failing to comply with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Correct this, or we will make sure you do! In a letter dated August 11, 2017, the environmental law firm Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, representing The Alliance for Responsible Governance, a …

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CEQA Requires Assessment of GHG Impacts from Tourism

Judge Rules Climate Action 2020 Plan Violates CEQA

Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Nancy Case Shaffer in Santa Rosa has ruled in favor of local Sonoma Valley attorney Jerry Bernhaut’s lawsuit challenging Sonoma County’s Climate Action 2020 Plan. A lawyer with River Watch, a Sonoma County firm active in filing environmental challenges, Bernhaut’s suit argued that the county’s plan violated various provisions of …

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Under the influence? How the wine industry dominates Sonoma County election campaigns

Under the influence? How the wine industry dominates Sonoma County election campaigns Posted on February 19, 2016 by Sonoma Valley Sun A Sun exclusive by By Will Parrish For at least two decades, Sonoma County officials have sided with the wine industry in nearly every major political dispute. The reason? The industry dominates the county’s …

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