CEQA Litigation: A Report on the California Supreme Court’s Renewed Penchant for CEQA Cases

September 19, 2013

League of California Cities 2013 Annual Conference Report

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA),3 with its mandate on public agencies to lessen or avoid the unwelcome environmental effects of proposed projects, has generated hundreds of lawsuits in the state’s trial courts and intermediate appeals courts over the statute’s 43-year history.