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01.02.2014
Press Release

Perkins Coie represented client East West Bank in a $30Millionresidential loan to Lennar Corporation for the construction of the first phase of market rate homes in the Hunters Point Shipyard, long a blighted shipyard in San Francisco. Pasadena-based East West Bank is the first commercial lender to finance construction activity at the shipyard. The Hunters Point Shipyard-Candlestick Point is the largest redevelopment effort in San Francisco since the 1906 earthquake.

11.13.2012
Press Release

Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Arthur L. Haubenstock has joined the firm’s San Francisco and Washington, D.C. offices as a Senior Counsel in the Environment, Energy & Resources (EER) practice.

06.19.2012
Press Release

Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Louise Adamson has joined the firm as Partner in the San Francisco office. She joins from K&L Gates.

06.18.2012
Press Release

Perkins Coie is pleased to announce the launch of the California Land Use & Development Law Report, which offers legal commentary on planning and development.

Publications
03.28.2014
Update

On March 25, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers jointly released a proposed rule to define those waters that fall under the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act as “waters of the United States.”

03.21.2014
Update

On March 13, the Ninth Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in the latest round of the delta smelt litigation, upholding the 2008 Biological Opinion prepared by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service for the combined operations of the Central Valley Project and the State Water Project.

01.07.2014
Update

The published court decisions in 2012 reflected a heightened recognition that CEQA does not require perfection, but rather a reasonable effort to provide environmental information that actually will be useful to agency decision-makers. This trend continued for the most part in 2013, with a number of cases emphasizing the discretion afforded to lead agencies when conducting CEQA reviews.

12.19.2013
Update

The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently issued updated regulations for its new Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program.  The updated regulations provide practical guidance to building owners for complying with the Disclosure Program. 

12.19.2013
Update

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers have presented a draft of joint regulations under the Clean Water Act to the Office of Management and Budget for an internal governmental review.

10.24.2013
Update

In a case seeking to compel the Washington State Department of Ecology and two regional agencies in the State of Washington to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act, the Ninth Circuit ruled that the environmental organizations that brought the lawsuit lacked standing to sue under Article III of the United States Constitution.