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The 2007 Amendments to the State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines

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In July 2007, the Resources Agency adopted revisions to the CEQA Guidelines that make the Guidelines consistent with a number of changes to CEQA law that have been enacted over the past few years. Several obsolete sections were updated and one section was repealed that no longer reflected existing law.

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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, 2008
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