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Summary of 2005 CEQA Court Cases

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The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and its interpretation are always changing. During 2005, most of the CEQA action took place in the courts. This article summarizes the 2005 CEQA cases, including more than 25 CEQA case decisions by the Court of Appeals and one decision by the California Supreme Courts.

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  • Terry Rivasplata

    Technical DirectorICF International

    Terry Rivasplata, a Senior Environmental Planner with ICF International, specializes in preparing California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents for projects ranging from schools to general plans. He teaches classes on CEQA and related topics for clients and the University of California Extension.

    He was with the Governor's Office of Planning and Research from 1985 to 1998, including a stint as the chief of both the state clearinghouse and the planning unit. He participated in drafting the 1998, 1997, and 1994 amendments to the CEQA Guidelines. He is the editor of the Environmental Assessor for the Association of Environmental Professionals and was coauthor of the 1998, 1990, and 1987 editions of General Plan Guidelines.

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Published: Jan 1, 2006
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