EPA, Army Corps Release Revised WOTUS Rule
Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2019 by Elizabeth A. Rosso
On December 11, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“agencies”) released a Revised Definition of “Waters of the United States.” ...
Washington Supreme Court: WDFW Has Authority Over Projects Above Ordinary High Water Marks
Posted on Friday, December 14, 2018 by Armand Resto-Spotts
The Washington Supreme Court confirmed the jurisdictional scope of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) over hydraulic projects, as authorized under the Hydraulic Project Act (HPA)...
Metro Council Approved Urban Growth Boundary Expansions
Posted on Friday, December 14, 2018 by Armand Resto-Spotts
Earlier this week, the Metro Council unanimously voted to approve four urban growth boundary expansions, totaling nearly 2,200 acres.  The approval opens up a generous amount of land for new d...
Roger Lenneberg: An Icon in the Construction Industry
Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2018
Selected for an Icon award from the Daily Journal of Commerce.
How to Sufficiently Argue Your Land Use Appeal: Division III Clarifies Scope of “Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies” Requirement
Posted on Friday, December 07, 2018 by Armand Resto-Spotts
In Washington, the Land Use Petition Act (RCW 36.70C, “LUPA”) governs judicial review of all “land use decisions.”  LUPA provides a strict, uniform process of procedure...