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Legal Challenge to Dutra Asphalt Factory ScheduledTuesday Jan. 14, 2014

Untitled Document Legal Challenge to Dutra Asphalt Factory Scheduled Tuesday Jan. 14, 2014 (time to be announced) 1st District Court of Appeal 350 McAllister Street San Francisco, CA 94102 A one half -hour hearing: Each side is allotted 15 min. Three Judge Panel: Our panel is Ruvolo, P.J., Reardon, J., and Humes. The First District California Court of appeals will hear oral arguments for clarification of specific points raised in the case and the appeal. The panel of judges has up to 90 days to issue its written decision (mid April, 2014). The decision requires only a majority. This is a case challenging the project under the California Environmental Quality Act law (CEQA). We are challenging Sonoma County’s failure to comply with CEQA in its approval of Dutra’s asphalt factory project (Dec. 2010). Our community coalition of plaintiffs: Friends of Shollenberger, Moms for Clean Air, Petaluma River Council, Madrone Au