The North Coast Railroad Authority Goes Rogue

EcoNews April 2013 Will the NCRA bail our entirely on environmental accountability? Our last column discussed the series of maneuvers the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) has used to avoid trial over its failure to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (CEQA Key to Holding Railroad Authority Accountable, Feb/Mar 2013 EcoNews). Unfortunately, NCRA’s maneuvering to … Read more

CEQA Key to Holding Railroad Authority Accountable

EcoNews February 2013 Court-Held North Coast Railroad “Reaped Substantial Public Bene ts” by Agreeing to Environmental Review, Can’t “Take Opposite Position” to Avoid Court Scrutiny As California Governor Jerry Brown is renewing his campaign to ‘reform’ the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), it’s worth considering the importance of the state’s flagship environmental law—particularly in light … Read more