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California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
Goals of the Act

Specific goals of the California Environmental Quality Act (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.

To assist you with understanding the CEQA process, please view the CEQA Process Flow Chart. For more information, please visit California Environmental Quality Act or visit the Sierra County's Guidelines for Implementation of CEQA-Part 38


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