California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

CEQA and Housing Development in California

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is an important tool for advancing environmental justice (EJ) and protecting the rights of communities disproportionately impacted by pollution and poverty in our state. While CEQA “streamlining” policies have been viewed as the best way to address our state’s housing shortage, such ideas are based upon misleading narratives and misinformation. [More….]

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Victory: Los Angeles Sued Over Racially Discriminatory Oil Drilling Permitting

  Youth Groups Challenge City Officials’ Illegal Approval of Hundreds of Oil Wells LOS ANGELES. November 6, 2015 | Youth groups and community organizations sued the city of Los Angeles today for allowing oil companies to drill hundreds of contaminating wells near homes without conducting [More….]