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California Appellate Court Upholds Baseline Composed of Peak Emissions

Communities for a Better Environment v. South Coast Air Quality Management District 2020 Cal. App. LEXIS 285 April 15, 2020 California’s Second Appellate District, in a well-written opinion, held that a CEQA baseline for a refinery was properly mea… Read More
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Stranded in Level 1 or Level 2? The 2020 IGP Amendments Allow an Escape

April 2020 Operators under California’s Industrial General Permit (IGP) are familiar with the challenge of maintaining “baseline” status under the IGP. This is especially true for mines and construction material producers, whose facilities are… Read More
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Court Upholds CEQA Baseline Set By Historical Levels Of Refinery Operation

In an unpublished decision, Communities for Better Environment v. South Coast Air Quality Management District, California’s Second Appellate District upheld the decision of an air district to issue a negative declaration for a project that expanded… Read More
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