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CEQA

TWO CEQA “BILLS” TO THE GOVERNOR

September 16, 2011

In the waning days of the session, three bills dealing with CEQA were written/re-written and passed onto the Governor. Although business groups have been pushing for a wide-variety of reforms to CEQA throughout the previous eight months of session, none of these measures represented any of those reforms, though some concepts contained in some of the More »

SB 375/ARB REPORT ON REDUCTION TARGETS FOR AUTOS AND LIGHT TRUCKS

August 13, 2010

ARB staff has released its proposed regional greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for automobiles and light trucks pursuant to Senate Bill 375. The report and its associated California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Functional Equivalent Document are now available online for a 45-day public review period. These proposed targets will be considered More »

LIMITED CEQA UPDATE BILL GOES TO GOVERNOR

A bill strongly supported by industry, AB 1846 (M. Pérez; D-Coachella), which amends the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to expand the authorized use of a “focused” environmental impact report (EIR) for installation of mandated pollution control equipment also to include a project that reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions More »

Court Upholds Charging Fees To Project Opponents

May 6, 2010

Our friends at CBIA bring us the following legal update: The Second District Court of Appeal has approved a city’s right to charge a fee to a project opponent who appeals its CEQA decision from a planning commission to a city council. In Friends of Glendora v. City of Glendora, the City’s approval of a negative declaration (ND) pursuant to the California More »