California Environmental Quality Act Projects & Information

Goals


The basic goal of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is to develop and maintain a high-quality environment now and in the future.

Specific goals of CEQA are for California's public agencies to:
  • Identify the significant environmental effects of their actions
  • Avoid those significant environmental effects, where feasible
  • Mitigate those significant environmental effects, where feasible
For more information, view the California Environmental Quality Act website.

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