Mark Sellers Speaks on Latest CEQA Developments
IRVINE, CA – Mark Sellers, of the Firm’s Land Use Development Services Group, recently gave a presentation to the ACEC Channel Coast Chapter, entitled, “A CEQA Update, Life With No Legislative Reform”. Mr. Sellers addressed new CEQA developments and current issues related to the long-standing statute, including last year’s SB 743 and efforts to streamline the CEQA process for certain “infill” projects. Mr. Sellers also discussed Neighbors For Smart Rail v. Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, a recent California Supreme Court case, which holds that in limited circumsMark Sellers Speaks on Latest CEQA Developmentstances a public agency may use a “future” baseline to analyze project impacts in an EIR.