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Latest California Environmental Quality Act Stories

2014-02-03 08:21:51

VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. (TSX:GQM; OTCQX:GQMNF) (the "Company") notes that on Friday, January 31(st) the Center for Biological Diversity (the "Center") filed an emergency petition (the "Petition") with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service ("USFWS") asking the USFWS to list the Mojave Shoulderband snail as a threatened or endangered species. Citing a report published more than 80 years ago, the Petition claims that the snail exists in only...

2013-12-16 16:21:32

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sacramento Superior Court granted a motion for preliminary injunction against the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) pending final outcome of a lawsuit filed by Consumer Watchdog counsel and Strumwasser & Woocher on behalf of Consumer Watchdog and three other groups over the alleged illegal demolition and disposal of radioactive debris from Boeing's Santa Susana nuclear reactor and rocket engine test...

2013-09-12 16:22:11

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the fine print of "environmental justice" legislation, AB 1330 (Speaker John Perez) is a huge to gift to polluters that allows the state's toxics regulator to make a plan for "reducing the disposal of hazardous waste that may post a significant threat to human health or the environment to the maximum extent practicable." The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has been a captive of polluters, as chronicled...

2013-03-18 16:21:11

Chevron Conflict At Toxics Agency That Routinely Ignores California Environmental Quality Act Requires External and Transparent Investigation SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called for Governor Brown to conduct his own investigation into allegations of financial conflict of interest at the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and to put two officials at the department on administrative leave immediately. Consumer...

2013-02-27 08:24:21

Pioneer and Industry Leader In Environmental and Sustainability Business Solutions To Provide Technical Expertise for Revolutionary Park Project LOS ANGELES and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental sustainability solutions for business, and the Friends of Hollywood Central Park (FHCP), a non-profit organization dedicated to building the Hollywood Central Park, today announced that FirstCarbon Solutions has...

2013-01-15 16:21:19

The Department of Toxic Substances Control skipped a required Environmental Impact Report that would show detriment to already stressed community SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on the Department of Toxic Substances Control to reverse its grant of a permit to CleanTech Environmental for a new Irwindale facility to process hazardous waste and recycle used motor oil because the department skipped a proper assessment of the...

2013-01-14 16:21:23

DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, the Planning and Conservation League and PCL Foundation held their annual legislative symposium to educate conservation advocates, grassroots activists, and attorneys about California's most pressing legislative environmental issues. In light of ongoing efforts by business and development interests - including some in the State Legislature - to drastically weaken the California Environmental Quality Act, this year's symposium...

2012-09-18 14:20:50

Attorney General joins plaintiffs as Court of Appeals reverses trial court ruling; disapproving of fast-tracked, new distribution warehouse in Visalia. FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a stunning development, the 5(th) District Court of Appeals in Fresno reversed the Tulare County Superior Court's ruling on the city's approval of a 500,000-square-foot Visalia-based warehouse by VWR International, a global laboratory and chemical supply company. (Logo:...

2012-05-30 14:20:10

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beverly Hills Unified School District ("BHUSD") today filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to set aside the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority ("Metro") approval of the Final EIS/EIR for the Westside Subway Extension Project. The lawsuit was filed under the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA"), which requires that government agencies such as Metro consider environmental consequences before certifying...

2012-05-14 14:20:05

OAKLAND, Calif., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) will vote on the Plan Bay Area Preferred Land Use Scenario and Transportation Investment Strategy at a special joint meeting at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 17, 2012, at the Oakland Marriott City Center, Junior Ballroom, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Who: ABAG Executive Board and MTC What:...