Description: Challenge to environmental review of commercial downtown development.
Woodward Park Homeowners Association v. City of Fresno
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 02/09/2011 Opinion Opinion issued. A California state appellate court affirmed a lower court decision which denied a petition by a homeowner’s association concerning the environmental review of a commercial development under the California Environmental Quality Act. Among other things, the association alleged that the city should have required solar panels as a way to reduce the project’s greenhouse gas emissions. The lower court held that the city properly analyzed the project’s impacts and did not have to consider solar panels.