The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an Oregon state law which prohibited certain in-stream mining methods was a reasonable environmental regulation and thus was not preempted by federal law.
Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation v. County of San Diego (2017) Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 6988
In an unpublished decision of interest to quarry operators, California’s Fourth Appellate District
held that San Diego County did not need to perfor…
Joe and Yvette Hardesty and the Jay Schneider family were awarded more than $100 million in damages against Sacramento County in federal court on Tuesday, March 21. The litigation was one in a long line of lawsuits and administrative actions concer…