Brown, Newsom clash over merits of obstruction
caeconomy, ceqa, infrastructure, nimby, public policy
Zorro drew his sword. Paladin went for his gun. TJ Hooker whipped out his stick. When in peril, Californian heroes find salvation in a sure and deadly weapon. In our finest tradition, lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom faced the looming threat of Donald Trump’s wall, shouted not in my backyard and brandished the ultimate equaliser: the California Environmental Quality Act. According to the Los Angeles Times…
“There’s something called CEQA in California — NEPA at the federal level,” Newsom said.