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Stop Scapegoating CEQA for California’s Affordable Housing Crisis

December 18, 2023

This piece by Jennifer Ganata and Doug Carstens originally appeared in the Dec. 16, 2023, edition of the San Jose Mercury News. It is shared here because of the story’s interest to our […]

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Enviro. Dems. Sign On to Letter Opposing Newsom CEQA Rollbacks

June 5, 2023

Special thanks to Kim Delfino of Earth Advocacy for composing and distributing this coalition letter opposing Gov. Newson’s overreach and inappropriate use of the state budget process to bypass normal […]

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Move by Newsom to Weaken CEQA Threatens Habitat, Biodiversity

June 4, 2023

Note: I pitched this piece to several California press outlets this spring, including the Los Angeles Times, Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury News, and CalMatters. Regrettably, there were no takers. […]

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State Environmental Laws Essential to Meet Housing, Climate Goals

March 1, 2023

This piece originally appeared in the Feb. 24, 2023, issue of the San Diego Union-Tribune, authored by Lisa Ross, chair of Sierra Club San Diego; Peter Andersen, vice chair of the Sierra Club […]

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