Public Interest in Renewable Energy May Outweigh the Purpose of the Williamson Act; Cancellation of Williamson Act Contracts May Constitute Project Approval Under CEQA

After a Central Valley county cancelled Williamson Act contracts on ranchland to make way for a solar energy plant, several environmental groups sued challenging the County’s decision. The trial court found against the environmental groups. The…
By: Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard