Tag Archives: CEQA

CERF Notice of CEQA Violations: Encinitas Coastal Armoring

January 9, 2012 Mr. Gus Vina, City Manager City of Encinitas 505 S. Vulcan Ave Encinitas, CA 92024 Re: Notice of CEQA Violations: Pattern and Practice         Failure to Mitigate Impacts of Coastal Armoring Dear Mr. Vina: … Continue reading

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Port of San Diego ~ CERF Fireworks Comments

January 4, 2012 Comment Letter to the Port Commissioners re: January 10, 2012 Meeting. Attachments: July 4, 2011, San Diego Armed Services YMCA Post Fireworks Report Wildlife Impacts of Fireworks: Summary and Exhibits (except #4) Wildlife Impacts Exhibit #4 Water … Continue reading

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RELEASE: CERF Sues City of San Diego over Illegal Favoritism in Park Use Permitting Process

Legal Battle Continues following November 14th Council Approval of Special Treatment for Fireworks Shows ________________________________________________________ CONTACT:          Marco Gonzalez                                 Coast Law Group LLP                                 (760) 942-8505                                 marco@coastlawgroup.com ENCINITAS, CA – Friday, December 16, 2011 The Coastal … Continue reading

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CERF Fireworks Fee Motion Ruling Delayed

San Diego, CA – The Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation (CERF), in highly publicized litigation involving the City of San Diego’s compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), today sought an award of attorneys’ fees for the successful prosecution of … Continue reading

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The Real Fireworks Debate, or Lack Thereof

Once we take the opportunity to look at fireworks objectively, without the Independence Day bias, emerging studies from numerous federal and state agencies, scientists, and wildlife experts show that they aren’t harmless. Continue reading

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CERF Comments to San Diego City Council re: Fireworks Impacts to Wildlife, Air and Water Quality

Today, April 25, 2011: The San Diego City Council will consider passing municipal code amendments to exempt coastal fireworks from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requirements. CERF’s initial comment letter was sent to the Council on April 21, 2011. The follow … Continue reading

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CERF Legal Notice re 2011 San Diego Big Bay Boom

The below letter was sent to representatives for Big Bay Boom show promoters San Diego Armed Service YMCA, San Diego Unified Port District, and the City of Chula Vista, on March 25, 2011. Links to the studies and documents referenced appear below … Continue reading

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