January 21, 2013
By Ed Coghlan
When people think of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), it tends to be characterized as a debate between developers and environmentalists. But as the Legislature prepares for an apparent rigorous review of the 42-year-old law, we are learning the debate is much more nuanced.
For instance, there’s a recent news story in the Inland Daily Bulletin reporting that a preservation group may use CEQA compliance part of its strategy to save what it believes is the last remaining Rancho Cucamonga structure of a Chinatown in the Inland Empire.
Turns out this is not a rare occurrence.
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