CEQA Protections

CEQA laws were signed into law by Ronald Regan, and since then have been the primary protection for the environment, “ensuring the public the opportunity to weigh in on decisions that could affect their health and well-being*

KALW discussion on City Visions: ca-environmental-quality-act-working

CASE LAW:
Laurel Heights Improvement Ass’n of San Francisco v. Regents of the Univ. of Cal. Citation: 19 ELR 20427
No. No. S001-1922, 764 P.2d 278/253 Cal. Rptr. 426, (Cal., 12/01/1988)
http://elr.info/litigation/%5Bfield_article_volume-raw%5D/20427/laurel-heights-improvement-assn-san-francisco-v-regents-
“The California Supreme Court rules that an environmental impact report (EIR) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) must discuss foreseeable future impacts of a chosen alternative, CEQA requires both mitigation measures and project alternatives to be discussed in an EIR, and the agency must explain why other alternatives were not chosen.”… (more)

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