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CEQA stands for California Environmental Quality Act (1970). Mission: require state & local agencies to identify significant environmental impacts of their actions and avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible. Purpose: inform governmental decision makers & the public of any potential significant effects of proposed activities on the environment and to provide opportunities to review and comment on draft documents.
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CEQA stands for California Environmental Quality Act (1970). Mission: require state & local agencies to identify significant environmental impacts of their actions and avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible. Purpose: inform governmental decision makers & the public of any potential significant effects of proposed activities on the environment and to provide opportunities to review and comment on draft documents.
The Lead Agency is typically the local planning department, but could also be a State agency on some projects, and they have primary responsibility to complete the environmental review process required by CEQA. They are responsible for coordinating with the project applicant, the public, and other agencies during the review process.
A Negative Declaration means no significant
impacts were found on the environment in
respect to the project, project may proceed as designed.
A Mitigated Negative Declaration means
significant impacts were found, but the project can be revised/redesigned to avoid or mitigate those impacts and can move forward.