CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY (Petitioner) V. COUNTY OF KERN; KERN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS; andf DOES 1 through 20, inclusive (Respondents); TEJON RANCHCORP; TEJON RANCH COMPANY; and DOES 21 through 40, inclusive (Real Parties In Interest)


The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a lawsuit [PDF attached: Kern County Complaint] challenging California’s Kern County’s approval of a 12,000-unit development. The complaint alleges that the county failed to fully consider the project’s impact on protected animals, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, public health, and traffic. [To accompany Federal Case Law Update "CBD Lawsuit Challenges California Real Estate Project" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 14]