California Supreme Court Schedules Oral Argument in City of San Diego v. Board of Trustees of the California State University

On May 6, 2015, the Supreme Court scheduled oral argument to be heard at on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 for City of San Diego v. Board of Trustees of California State University, Case No. S199557. …

Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) Releases Environmental Impact Report Evaluating Oil and Gas Well Stimulation Treatments as Required by Senate Bill (SB) 4

Enacted in late 2013, SB 4 requires state agencies to complete three main tasks in creating a comprehensive regulatory program for oil and gas well stimulation treatments: (1) adopt new temporary and permanent regulations, (2) …

Jim Moose is among Sacramento’s “Best of the Bar”

RMM would like to congratulate Senior Partner Jim Moose on his selection to the Sacramento Business Journal’s Best of the Bar 2014: An Insider’s Guide to Top Local Lawyers. Published Aug. 29, 2014, the Best of …

OPR Releases Draft SB 743 CEQA Guidelines

Governor Brown signed SB 743 into law in September of 2013. Among other things, SB 743 requires the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to propose and adopt amendments to the CEQA Guidelines to provide …

First District Upholds EIR for Project to Redevelop Former Naval Station on Treasure and Yerba Buena Islands

In a decision published July 7, 2014, the First District Court of Appeal upheld the EIR for a project designed to transform a former naval station on San Francisco’s Treasure Island into a vibrant mixed-use …

Six RMM Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers® magazine

RMM congratulates Jim Moose, Whit Manley, Andee Leisy and Sabrina Teller on being listed in the 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers magazine.  Laura Harris and Amanda Berlin were also included in the Rising Stars section.  …

RMM Partner Takes Leadership Position With SCBA’s Environmental Law Section

Chip Wilkins, partner with Remy Moose Manley, LLP, took over as chair of the Sacramento County Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section on July 1, 2014. Chip served the previous four years on the section’s executive …

RMM Attorneys’ 2014 Teaching and Speaking Events

Whit Manley will serve as faculty at an Oct. 9-10, 2014, “CEQA Overview” course offered by the Center for Judiciary Education and Research (CJER), which is a program of the Judicial Council of California’s Administrative Office of …

RMM Associate Joins California Water Law Symposium Board

RMM Associate Elizabeth Sarine joined the board of directors for the nonprofit California Water Law Symposium on June 2, 2014. The annual Water Law Symposium is a collaboration of six northern California law schools: University …

Department of Toxic Substances Control Grants Final Hazardous Waste Permit Modification for Expansion of Kettleman Hills Landfill

After five years of study and review, California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) granted a final Hazardous Waste Permit modification for the expansion of the existing Kettleman Hills hazardous waste landfill owned by Chemical …

Eastern District Dissolves Injunction, Allows Homewood Ski Area Master Plan to Proceed

On May 1, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California issued an order granting a joint motion for partial relief from judgment and dissolution of injunction in Sierra Club v. …

Sacramento Superior Court Upholds MND and Rejects Challenge to City of Folsom’s Approval of the Lake Natoma Trail Enhancement Project

On April 30, 2014, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny ruled in favor of the City of Folsom and denied a petition for writ of mandate challenging the City’s compliance with CEQA for its …

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Will Proceed with Regional Plan Update After Federal Court Victory

On April 7, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California issued an order granting defendant Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s (TRPA’s) cross-motion for summary judgment against Sierra Club and Friends of …

RMM Attorneys’ 2014 Teaching and Speaking Events

On June 13, 2014, in Kings Beach, Rob Sawyer will be on a “Water Rights Roundtable,” with Dave Eggerton, General Manager, El Dorado County Water Agency, and Ron Stork, Senior Policy Advocate, Friends of the …