Richard Frank

Legal Planeteer Rick Frank Appointed to California High Speed Rail Authority

Congratulations to co-blogger Rick Frank for his appointment to the California High Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors. As an expert on California environmental law, Rick will bring invaluable expertise to the Authority board as they implement this enormous infrastructure project. For a blast from the past, read his Legal Planet take on high speed …


A Public Lands Agenda for the New Administration

Given the overarching issue of climate change, it’s probably unrealistic to assume that the question of how best to manage the nation’s public lands will be an immediate priority of the Obama Administration.  And the economic crisis currently confronting the U.S. likely pushes environmental issues off the top tier of the Administration’s priority list as …