CEQA: A Step-by-Step Approach

Clarify and deepen your understanding of CEQA and the implications it has for your organization, plan or project. Discuss the latest changes to the state CEQA guidelines, new case law and legislation.

Topics include:

  • CEQA's legislative history
  • An overview of CEQA requirements
  • Steps in the CEQA process and when projects are exempt
  • The threshold decision: Is an EIR required?
  • Negative declarations and mitigated NDs
  • How to determine the scope and content of an EIR
  • Public notice and review requirements
  • Agency decision-making under CEQA
  • Mitigation monitoring and reporting
  • When to prepare supplemental EIRs
  • Judicial review of CEQA decisions
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One Capitol Mall

1 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA, 95814

One Capitol Mall

One Capitol Mall 1 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA, 95814

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