Fall 2012 AEP CEQA Basics Workshop

  • Wednesday, October 03, 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • San Joaquin College of Law, 901 5th Street, Room 213, Clovis, CA

Registration is now available at https://www.thinkreg.com/events/aep/ceqa/2012_fall/ or www.califaep.org.

 

The Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) proudly announces its 2012 Fall CEQA Basics Workshop. This full day workshop will provide a basic understanding of the fundamentals of the California Environmental Quality Act and the State Guidelines. The program features a curriculum developed specifically for people involved in the environmental review process, including consultants, regulators, applicants or industry professionals, and will benefit those new to the field as well as practicing professionals (AICP-CM credits pending). Click here to print the flyer.

 

Topics will include:

  • Understanding the Rules - The Statute and Guidelines
  • Determining the Appropriate Document - Exemptions, Negative Declarations, EIRs
  • Responsibilities - Lead, Responsible, Trustee agencies and the role of the Consultant
  • Adequacy of analysis and mitigation
  • Findings
  • Notices
  • Legal challenges and defensibility
  • Projects also subject to NEPA

Program Outline

 

8:30-9:00am  Registration

 

9:00-9:45am  Session I - Intro & Overview/ General Intro to CEQA/"The Rules"

 

9:45-10:30am  Session II - CEQA Process/Exemptions/ Initial Studies

 

10:30-10:45am  Break

 

10:45-12:00pm  Session III - CEQA Documents/Negative Declarations/Mitigated NDs/EIRs

 

12:00-1:00pm  Lunch (Provided)

 

1:00-2:00pm  Session III (cont'd)

 

2:00-3:00pm  Session IV - Special Topics/Legal Challenges & Defense/CEQA & NEPA

 

3:00-3:15pm  Break

 

3:15-4:00pm  Session IV (cont'd)

 

4:00-5:00pm Session V - Case Studies & Examples

 

Speakers

Trevor Macenski, Michael Brandman Associates
John Kinsey, Wanger Jones Helsley PC

Charyce Hatler, California Department of Water Resources

 

Cost

Early Registration by 9/21
Member or Sponsor Member  $125
Non-Member Public Sector   $165
Non-Member Private Sector  $180
Group Rate (per person for groups of 3+)  $170
New Member + Workshop  $265
Student Member  $15
New Student + Workshop  $50

 

Registration by 9/28
Member or Sponsor Member  $135
Non-Member Public Sector   $170
Non-Member Private Sector  $190
Group Rate (per person for groups of 3+)  $180
New Member + Workshop  $275
Student Member  $20
New Student + Workshop  $55

 

Late or On-Site Registration
Member or Sponsor Member  $155
Non-Member Public Sector   $190
Non-Member Private Sector  $210
Group Rate (per person for groups of 3+)  $200
New Member + Workshop  $295
Student Member  $25
New Student + Workshop  $60

 

Registration is limited on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-registration is on-line only; fees must be paid in advance either by credit/debit card or check. Purchase orders are not accepted. On-site registrations may be accepted cancelations space is available. Fees include registration materials, handouts, continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks.

 

No refunds or cancellations accepted within 2 weeks or workshop date. Substitutions are permitted.

 

Go to http://www.califaep.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=63&Itemid=242 to register.

 

For more information contact Kristine Johnson at kristinej@fresnofloodcontrol.org or 559-456-3292.

 

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