February 01, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

PCL meeting to tackle land use, water and CEQA

Water and the changing political dynamics of CEQA will be priority topics at the Planning and Conservation League's annual symposium. Read More »

Two ways for cities to reduce the cost of housing and make homes more affordable
September 08, 2015 by Mark Pisano

Two ways for cities to reduce the cost of housing and make homes more affordable

Paired together, streamlining regulations and using infrastructure districts to bring down costs would have a big impact on California housing, all without raising taxes. Read More »

Summit calls for review of CEQA Guidelines
July 30, 2014 by Justin Ewers

Summit calls for review of CEQA Guidelines

Effort to update interpretations of key environmental regulation near completion Read More »

How the Summit can drive a new approach to CEQA reform
March 03, 2014 by Justin Ewers

How the Summit can drive a new approach to CEQA reform

Four ways to improve the CEQA process Read More »

Eleven Summit ideas for reacting to California drought while advancing sustainable prosperity
February 25, 2014 by Justin Ewers

Eleven Summit ideas for reacting to California drought while advancing sustainable prosperity

Response to water crisis demands long view, results Read More »

CEQA Roundup: A few provisions get applause as governor quietly signs CEQA reform bill
September 30, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: A few provisions get applause as governor quietly signs CEQA reform bill

Year of CEQA Reform yields step forward Read More »

CEQA Roundup: A win for the Kings and Steinberg. But for CEQA reform?
September 13, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: A win for the Kings and Steinberg. But for CEQA reform?

What does final arena bill do? Read More »

CEQA Roundup: After meeting with governor, Steinberg puts comprehensive CEQA bill on hold
September 12, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: After meeting with governor, Steinberg puts comprehensive CEQA bill on hold

Senate leader shifts focus to arena Read More »

CEQA Roundup: With vote coming this week, amendments reveal Steinberg’s scaled-back ambitions
September 09, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: With vote coming this week, amendments reveal Steinberg’s scaled-back ambitions

Checking out the final reform bill Read More »

CEQA Roundup: What would Steinberg’s bill actually do for infill?
August 21, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: What would Steinberg’s bill actually do for infill?

Examining how far CEQA reforms would go as clock runs down Read More »

CEQA Roundup: With time running out, Steinberg doubles down on infill, tries to pull back business
August 15, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: With time running out, Steinberg doubles down on infill, tries to pull back business

Updating CEQA for infill projects, Steinberg made clear, is in. Read More »

CEQA Roundup: Reform bill amendments reveal what’s been taken off the table
August 07, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: Reform bill amendments reveal what’s been taken off the table

Changes to CEQA bill ratchet back reforms Read More »

CEQA Roundup: Have negotiations really stalled?
August 05, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: Have negotiations really stalled?

CEQA may be nearing a political impasse only the governor can resolve Read More »

CEQA Roundup: Debate over big changes to CEQA is happening, just not publicly
July 09, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: Debate over big changes to CEQA is happening, just not publicly

Still large, unresolved differences among the business interests, environmental groups, and labor unions Read More »

CEQA Roundup - The Good, Bad & Potentially Bad: What business thinks of reform bills
June 07, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup - The Good, Bad & Potentially Bad: What business thinks of reform bills

Taking stock of CEQA reform progress Read More »

CEQA Roundup: Reform wins unanimously in Senate, what to watch for next
May 31, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: Reform wins unanimously in Senate, what to watch for next

The state Senate demonstrated overwhelming, bipartisan support for CEQA reform this week Read More »

CEQA Roundup: Steinberg bill advances, as does enviro-backed legislation to expand law’s scope
May 24, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: Steinberg bill advances, as does enviro-backed legislation to expand law’s scope

The two bills that propose the most comprehensive changes to the law survived the committee process Read More »

CEQA Roundup: Faced with budget uncertainty (again), how much can Steinberg do?
May 17, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: Faced with budget uncertainty (again), how much can Steinberg do?

Senate leader juggles CEQA reform & budget questions Read More »

CEQA Roundup: What the CEQA debate is really about
May 10, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: What the CEQA debate is really about

While some environmental groups have pushed back on Steinberg's proposals, other environmentalists feel the bill doesn't go far enough Read More »

CEQA Roundup: For a moment, everyone lines up behind Steinberg
May 03, 2013 by Justin Ewers

CEQA Roundup: For a moment, everyone lines up behind Steinberg

Senate leader's CEQA reform bill gets past committee Read More »

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