Megan Starr

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Megan Starr, JD, is a licensed Attorney who has more than 20 years of experience in providing support and direction to multiple stakeholders on large projects involving state and federal environmental laws, including CEQA, the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act. She has represented a wide variety of public agencies, including cities, counties, school districts, community services districts, transportation agencies, and water districts, with environmental and land use planning.

Recent Posts

UPDATE: California’s Executive Order tolling CEQA’s Public Notice Requirements is Extended

The Governor of Califonia issued EO N-54-20 this past March, which temporarily suspended certain posting, filing, and notice requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for 60 days. As of September 23, the Governor issued EO N-80-20 which extends the provisions of the prior Executive Order. 

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How is COVID-19 Impacting CEQA Litigation and Statutes of Limitations?

In response to COVID-19’s impact on the California legal system, the Judicial Council of California adopted emergency regulations that significantly extend the time individuals have to file lawsuits challenging the approval of development projects.

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Breaking Down California’s New Executive Order on CEQA Public Notice Requirements

The Governor of California has issued a new Executive Order which suspends certain posting, filing, and notice requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) until June 21st. 

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