Five GOP senators who are key to a budget deal with California Gov. Jerry Brown have presented a proposal to rework large sections of the state’s benchmark environmental law, called CEQA. The proposal would sharply limit California’s and the public’s ability to challenge a developer’s environmental impact report, would allow fast-tracking of environmental review...
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California’s landmark climate change law survived a dirty battle at the polls last fall when oil industry groups tried to take it down in a ballot initiative. But now a new challenge has surfaced — this time by the environmental community. Environmental justice groups say that the regulatory plan that implements AB 32 doesn’t...
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