“Brown’s two key sentences”

January 28, 2013 By George Skelton SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown spoke only two sentences about streamlining environmental regulations in his State of the State address. But they inspired reformers to cheer. Could have fooled me. I was ready to pounce on him last week for scanty treatment, for kissing off the subject with only … Continue reading

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“Editorial: More changes to CEQA? Only if vetted in the open”

August 5, 2012 The Sacramento Bee “Gov. Jerry Brown has again raised the possibility of changes to the California Environmental Quality Act. That’s the sweeping 1970 state law that requires public and private developers to analyze the impacts of their projects, study alternatives and implement mitigation measures. CEQA is a powerful legal tool, and like the legal … Continue reading