Big Blow Dealt to Santa Clarita Mega-Project

The Newhall Ranch project in the Santa Clarita Valley area of Los Angeles County was dealt a major setback by the California Supreme Court which rejected the sufficiency of its environmental impact report. The court held that the EIR did not provide enough information on greenhouse gas emissions and did not provide for adequate protection for the endangered unarmored threespine stickleback. The ruling is likely to push the timeline for the 19 square mile, 20,000 unit project back by at least a couple of years.

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Over the course of his 30-year career, Michael Anderson has worked in the residential development industry in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California. He has acquired residential land in excess of $300M for both land development and homebuilding entities and has overseen the construction of approximately 2500 homes. Currently, in semi-retirement, and based out of Newport Beach, CA, Michael continues to invest in and stay abreast of the land markets.

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