Tag Archives: CEQA and NEPA

Fish Springs Ranch Solar Energy Center

The Fish Springs Ranch Solar Energy Center in Nevada generates and stores power from the sun to provide energy for thousands of homes while reducing carbon emissions. Dudek completed environmental studies and land entitlements for the 300-megawatt (MW) solar energy facility, spanning over 2,000 acres of private land and public Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land.

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NEPA Compliance and Documentation

We provide public and private clients with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and documentation support for a wide variety of projects ranging from utility-scale renewable energy development to local affordable housing projects. Our NEPA project managers maximize efficiency by utilizing Dudek’s in-house technical resource experts to support defensible NEPA documents done right the first

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Best Practices You Need to Know for Effective CEQA Public Noticing

Noticing is sometimes seen as the easy part of CEQA, but the CEQA public noticing process is an alphabet soup of categories and acronyms that isn’t clearly laid out in a single resource. In addition, it’s helpful to be familiar with case law that provides guidance on legally defensible notification, as well as with other

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2018 CEQA Guidelines Update

The 2018 California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Update has been finalized and are found in the California Code of Regulations Section 15000 et seq. In the Final Statement of Reasons, the Natural Resources Agency organized the changes into three categories: Efficiency Substantive Improvements Technical Improvements Efficiency Using Regulatory Standards in the CEQA Process The

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AB 73 Effects on the CEQA Process for Housing Projects

California passed 15 bills designed to address the state’s housing problems, including solutions to streamline housing approvals, enact inclusionary housing requirements for residential rental projects, and generate funds for affordable housing projects. Three bills–-SB 35, SB 540, and AB 73–-have the greatest effect on the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process for housing projects. This

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SB 540 Effects on the CEQA Process for Housing Projects

In 2017, California passed 15 bills designed to address the state’s housing problems, including solutions to streamline housing approvals, enact inclusionary housing requirements for residential rental projects, and generate funds for affordable housing projects. Three bills–SB 35, SB 540, and AB 73–have the greatest effect on the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process for housing

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SB 35 Effects on the CEQA Process for Housing Projects

In 2017, California passed 15 bills designed to address the state’s housing problems, including solutions to streamline housing approvals, enact inclusionary housing requirements for residential rental projects, and generate funds for affordable housing projects. Three bills—SB 35, SB 540, and AB 73—have the greatest effect on the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process for housing

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CEQA Documentation

Compliance with environmental regulations can be challenging. Our goal is to help you navigate this process quickly and without compromises. What’s the secret? We hire great employees, provide them with the training and tools to be successful, and approach every project with focus and rigor. The result: CEQA documents done right the first time.

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