CEQA Works Press Room

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Media Contact
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Media Coverage

The Mercury News December 16, 2023
Opinion: Stop scapegoating CEQA for California’s affordable housing crisis
StopScapegoatingCEQA-MercuryNews

Capitol Weekly October 3, 2023
Built on a lie, AB 1633 will hurt low-income communities
capitolweekly.net/built-on-a-lie-ab-1633-will-hurt-low-income-communities

CEQA Letters to the Editor 2023
CEQA Letters to the Editor, January-August 2023

Capitol Weekly September 13, 2023
CEQA-gutting bill threatens California’s public health, communities
capitolweekly.net/ceqa-gutting-bill-threatens-californias-public-health-communities

Daily Journal June 16, 2023
Last Minute legislation threatens public’s right to know impact of projects
dailyjournal.com/articles/373313

Streetsblog California June 12, 2023
Governor Newsom’s unseemly hurry on infrastructure package is not about climate (it’s about money)
cal.streetsblog.org/governor-newsoms-unseemly-hurry-on-infrastructure-package-is-not-about-climate-its-about-money

Voice of OC June 5, 2023
Schlotterbeck: Orange County’s Clean Air and Open Space Are Protected by CEQA
voiceofoc.org/orange-countys-clean-air-and-open-space-are-protected-by-ceqa

VC Star May 29, 2023
Newsom’s CEQA changes scorn the people most affected
vcstar.com/newsoms-ceqa-changes-scorn-the-people-most-affected

RLN March 16, 2023
The View From Knoll Hill: The Stakes and the Breakdown
randomlengthsnews.com/archives/2023/03/16/view-from-knoll-hill/44055

The San Diego Union Tribune February, 24, 2023
Opinion: California environmental laws are essential to meet housing and climate goals
sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/commentary/story/2023-02-24/opinion-california-environmental-laws-are-essential-to-meet-housing-and-climate-goals

The Daily Journal October 3, 2022
CEQA misinformation campaign is distracting, dangerous
dailyjournal.com/articles/369373

The Daily Journal May 2, 2022
CEQA Protects California Despite Special Interests’ ‘Big Lie’
dailyjournal.com/articles/364997

48hills August 14, 2022
Why CEQA matters
48hills.org/2022/08/why-ceqa-matters

Capitol Weekly July 7, 2022
Want Good Infrastructure? A Strong CEQA is the Key.
Capitol Weekly (pdf)

The Planning Report May 18, 2022
The Potential for CEQA Reform Post-UC Berkeley Case, by Jerry Meral
planningreport.com/2022/05/18/jerry-meral-potential-ceqa-reform-post-uc-berkeley-case

March 2022
Letter to State Legislature re CEQA from housing, environmental justice, and conservation groups
Enviro EJ Housing CEQA Letter (pdf)

Santa Rosa Press Democrat May 1, 2022
Close to Home: CEQA is needed more than ever
pressdemocrat.com/article/opinion/close-to-home-ceqa-is-needed-more-than-ever

The Mercury News April 27, 2022
CEQA attacks come as our warming planet most needs the law
mercurynews.com/2022/04/27/opinion-ceqa-attacks-come-when-our-warming-planet-most-needs-the-law

The Daily Journal March 29, 2022
The latest attack on CEQA: The UC Berkeley enrollment fiasco
dailyjournal.com/articles/366748-the-latest-attack-on-ceqa-the-uc-berkeley-enrollment-fiasco

Cal Matters March 25, 2022
UC Berkeley’s problem is poor planning, not CEQA
calmatters.org/commentary/reader-reactions/2022/03/uc-berkeleys-problem-is-poor-planning-not-ceqa

San Francisco Chronicle March 13, 2022
One reason to keep CEQA — it gives low-income communities of color a chance at environmental justice
sfchronicle.com/opinion/letterstotheeditor

Cal Matters February 16, 2022
CEQA advances environmental justice, so why all the hate?
calmatters.org/commentary/2022/02/ceqa-advances-environmental-justice-so-why-all-the-hate