by William Fulton on Sep 24, 2023
CEQA, Conservation Easements, Fanita Ranch, Gnatcatcher, Mitigation, Santee
In latest Fanita Ranch skirmish, appellate court says conservation easements and better land management are sufficient mitigation for lost gnatcatcher habitat.
by William Fulton on Sep 17, 2022
CEQA, Fanita Ranch, Housing, Santee
The Santee City Council rescinded the project's approvals, took a referendum off the ballot, and reapproved the project under an urgency ordinance not subject to referendum.
by William Fulton on Mar 13, 2022
CEQA, Fanita Ranch, Santee
EIR didn't give enough detail on wildfire evacuation in latest chapter of 40-year development saga.