Tag: California Environmental Quality Act

Job Killer Bill That Hinders Housing Construction to Be Considered in Senate Committee

A job killer bill that will impede housing construction and harm California's economic recovery will be considered by the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on...

State High Court Says Regional Entity Has Discretion in Environmental Analysis

In a narrowly drafted ruling, the California Supreme Court upheld a regional government body’s discretion regarding the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions analysis it included...

California Supreme Court Rejects ‘New Project’ Test; State Agencies to Determine If Additional Environmental...

The California Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that subsequent changes to a development project which has already been subject to review under the California...

Streamlining Review for Critical Projects to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that expedites the environmental review process for leadership projects meeting certain criteria passed the Senate last week and...

Road Repair Bill Gets OK; Foundation Laid for Mining Act Reform; Housing Bills Pass

With the exception of the signing of a job creator bill streamlining some infrastructure development, 2015 was quiet on most California Environmental Quality Act...