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The Guide to the Initial Study Checklist is the recipient of the State Merit Award from the California Association of Environmental Professionals.
CEQA, or the California Environmental Quality Act, is a statute that requires state and local agencies to identify the significant environmental impacts of their actions and to avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible.
Appendix G of the CEQA Guidelines covers 18 environmental topics and poses 89 questions. For each of the 89 questions, The Guide to the CEQA Initial Study Checklist will:
HELP DETERMINE THE SCOPE OF THE QUESTION.
PROVIDE SOURCES OF INFORMATION TO ANSWER THE QUESTION.
PROVIDE EXAMPLE ANSWERS TO ANSWER THE QUESTION.
DESCRIBE GENERAL FACTORS TO CONSIDER FOR DETERMINING SIGNIFICANCE.
“This is a book many CEQA experts should or could have written…it has been sorely needed for years!” Kent Norton, former state president, Association of Environmental Professionals
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