December 3, 2012
By Dan Walters
“It’s been 42 years since then-Gov. Ronald Reagan signed the landmark California Environmental Quality Act, an early victory for the nascent environmental protection movement that has since become a very powerful force in state and national politics.
Whether CEQA and its legislative progeny, including the most recent anti- global warming laws, have truly protected California’s environment or merely morphed into vehicles for those on the political left to pursue other ideological goals remains a bitterly debated issue.”