Mayors from Five of California’s Largest Cities Urge Legislature to Reform CEQA

April 26, 2013

By CEQA Working Group

Sacramento – Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido urged the legislature to prioritize CEQA reform this year.

In an opinion piece in Los Angeles Daily News on April 25, 2013, they said, “It’s time to update CEQA so that it fulfills its original intent – providing abundant public access and review of information in order to better protect our precious environment – rather than be used as a means of delay or obfuscation.”

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