California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Measure Z Oil, Gas Protections Case


Publish Date:
January 26, 2022
Center for Biological Diversity
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“Local governments have always had a constitutional right to control or prohibit dangerous activities,” said Professor Deborah Sivas, director of the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic and one of the attorneys representing the Measure Z proponents. “The appellate court opinion got a lot wrong about how state law fits with local law. We need the Supreme Court to restore the balance we had before this erroneous decision.”

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