CEQA Basics Workshop

AEP SF Bay Session
October 28, 2013
Association of Bay Area Governments
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter
101 8th Street
Oakland, CA

West Coast Land Use and Environment Attorney Chelsea Maclean will teach a CEQA Basics Workshop presented by the San Francisco Chapter of the Association of Environment Professionals. The workshop will provide an overview of the fundamentals of CEQA and give attendees a better understanding of state guidelines.


  • understanding the rules - the statute and guidelines
  • determining the appropriate document - exemptions, negative declarations, EIRs
  • responsibilities - lead, responsible, trustee agencies and the role of the consultant
  • adequacy of analysis and mitigation
  • findings
  • notices
  • legal challenges and defensibility
  • projects also subject to NEPA

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