Environmental

Environmental, Land Use, Litigation and Natural Resources & Mining

For Troesh Materials LLC: Second Appellate District Court ruled in favor of JMBM client

In a decision published on February 8, 2013, the Second Appellate District Court ruled in favor of JMBM client Troesh Materials, LLC in a challenge brought pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) against the County of Santa Barbara’s approval of Troesh’s Diamond Rock Sand and Gravel Mine and Processing Facility (the “Diamond Rock […]

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For Eagle Materials subsidiary Mathews Readymix LLC: JMBM represented construction materials company in stormwater discharge litigation

California Sportfishing Protection Alliance v. Mathews Readymix, LLC, Case No. 2:06-CV-0505-MCE-GGH, involved litigation challenging stormwater discharges. JMBM represents Eagle Materials Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Western Aggregates LLC, Mathews Readymix LLC, and Nevada Cement Company on a wide range of environmental matters. JMBM represents Eagle on various permitting issues relating to the Yuba Goldfields in […]

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For Trancas Property Owners Association: JMBM achieved a favorable resolution in a Coastal Act case

In California Coastal Commission and State Lands Commission v. Trancas Property Owners Assn, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No. SC086150, JMBM’s Kenneth Ehrlich served as lead counsel and achieved a favorable resolution for the defendants in a highly publicized litigation brought against a Malibu-area homeowners association and association officers in connection with […]