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California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)BUSA-40739

Units: 2.00

$425-$495

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Potential environmental impact is an important consideration in all planning and development projects. Review the CEQA process in detail, including its 17 k...

Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Advanced CEQAENVR-40009

Units: 3.00

$595

Advanced CEQA CEQA professionals must have a strong understanding of CEQA, as well as the ability to critically assess information during the environmental review process. Students will work through a...

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Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Elective Courses (Choose Two)

CEQA in PracticeENVR-40010

Units: 2.00

$495

CEQA in Practice This advanced course focuses on the practical application of CEQA requirements to a real-world scenario. In this simulation style course, students will explore a project from multiple...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Writing Effective CEQA DocumentsENVR-40008

Units: 2.00

$495

Writing Effective CEQA Documents Effective writing is one of the most highly cited and desirable skills in CEQA practice. Learn how to prepare technically compliant, legally defensible, and high quali...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

CEQA Project ManagementENVR-40011

Units: 3.00

$595

CEQA Project Management Many consulting and planning firms require employees who can oversee projects from start to finish and apply tools to minimize time and expense related to the environmental rev...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction to NEPAENVR-40017

Units: 3.00

$595

Introduction to NEPA This course will provide an introduction to The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), one of the first laws establishing a national framework for environment protection. In th...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Other Courses of Interest

Introduction to SustainabilityBUSA-40729

Units: 3.00

$595

Get an introduction to the basics of environmental sustainability - energy, transportation, water use, recycling, and natural resource life cycles. Discover ways individuals, organizations, and govern...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Industrial Stormwater Compliance WorkshopBIOL-80002

Units: 0.00

TBD

This two-day series provides participants with the skills and knowledge needed to manage stormwater permitting and compliance at their industrial facility. This is a two day event where participants ...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Industry Certification

AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for select courses. For a list of additional UC San Diego Extension AICP CM Events go to American Planning Association

Contact Information

Fiona O'Donnell-Lawson at 858-534-8139 or unex-environmental@ucsd.edu

Conditions for Admission

CEQA Practice is designed for consultants, developers, planners, local officials, lawyers and other environmental professionals who seek a clear understanding of CEQA law as they work on land use development and planning projects throughout California.

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Advisory Board

Kristin Blackson

Senior Project Manager

Harris & Associates

Betty Dehoney

Vice President

HDR

Carey Fernandes

Principal

Dudek

Mindy Fogg

Supervising Planner

County of Santa Barbara

Jan Kleissl

Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering

UC San Diego

Alyssa Muto

Deputy Director of Environment and Policy Analysis

City of San Diego

Heather Riley, Esq.

Partner

Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

Margaret Sohagi, Esq.

Principal

The Sohagi Law Group

Robert Stark

Managing Director

Michael Baker International

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