Latest Bid To Rein In CEQA Faces Green Group Fight

Law360, San Diego (August 21, 2012, 10:14 PM EDT) -- A proposal by Silicon Valley business leaders to limit the reach of the California Environmental Quality Act could drive down the number of suits blocking construction projects from moving forward, but the measure is in for a fight from conservationists who argue it could kill the state’s key environmental law altogether, experts said Tuesday.

In CEQA opponents' latest effort to rein in the decades-old law, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, California Chamber of Commerce, California Alliance for Jobs and others unveiled a measure Monday that sought...
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