Description: Challenge to the City of Lynwood’s approval of a high-density, mixed use project on a vacant 3.6-acre lot, including for failure to adequately consider the project's impacts on greenhouse gas emissions.
Status: Verified petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief filed. [ 10/14/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to the City of Santee's approval of the Fanita Ranch residential and commercial development project after a court previously found that the City failed to adequately consider wildfire and public safety impacts.
Status: Motion to intervene granted. [ 11/01/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to the denial of a permit that would allow Exxon to temporarily truck crude oil from Exxon’s Santa Ynez Unit, consisting of three offshore platforms and an onshore processing center.
Status: Trial court judgment reversed and trial court instructed to enter a new judgment granting the petition for writ of mandate and specifying actions the County must take to comply with CEQA. [ 04/20/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to the California Environmental Quality Act review for a facility that extracted groundwater to produce bottle water.
Status: Reply filed by San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority in support of cross-motion for summary judgment. [ 01/17/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to the environmental review and approvals for a 2019-2024 water transfer program from sellers upstream of the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta to downstream buyers that allegedly would exacerbate climate change impacts on groundwater resources.