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Court of Appeal Decision Highlights Importance of Risk Management in Administrative Proceedings

By Damon P. Mamalakis and Taiga Takahashi In September 2012, the Court of Appeal in Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center v. County of Siskiyou affirmed the approval of a 15 MW biomass-fueled cogeneration plant in northern California.[1]  This case is the first published state court opinion regarding a challenge to the approval of a biomass … Continue Reading

Department of Defense and Department of Interior Open 16 Million Acres of Federal Lands to Renewable Energy Projects

By Janice Schneider, Laura A. Godfrey, Buck Endemann and Taiga Takahashi Earlier this year, the Navy, Army, and Air Force committed to deploy three gigawatts total of renewable energy on service installations by 2025. In late July, the Department of the Interior (“DOI”) and the Department of Defense (“DOD”) took the first steps to implement this … Continue Reading