What is CEQA?

by Andrew Shaffer  on June 27, 2018 | | No comments

The California Environmental Quality Act requires agencies to consider the environmental impacts of a proposed project. It is intended to assist governmental decision makers in making informed decisions regarding those impacts, and to consider mitigation measures and alternatives.

About the Author

Andrew Shaffer is the California Preservation Foundation’s Engagement Director. His job includes sharing stories of CPF’s work and collaborating with members and partner organizations on preservation issues across California. Prior to joining CPF, he studied at the University of San Francisco and the University of Wisconsin, where he specialized in LGBTQ history, preservation, and activism. Andrew is a transplant to San Francisco and loves showing off his adopted hometown to people from all over the world.