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Environment&Ecology: Calif. CEQA Reform, Google's New Mountain View Campus, Living Without Natural Disasters


CEQA Bill in California Moves Forward 

California Planning and Development Report


After a variety of setbacks, Senate leader Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, is doggedly moving forward with bills to reform the California Environmental Quality Act and revive redevelopment.

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Details Emerge for Google's Mountain View Campus 

Curbed SF


Google has been very hush-hush when it comes to details of its new 1.1 million sq. ft. campus currently under construction in Mountain View, but we now know some ultra-green features for the mega-project that will be online in 2015.

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Where to Live to Avoid Natural Disasters 

New York Times, via: Ken Firestone


Weather disasters and quakes: who's most at risk? The analysis below, by Sperling's Best Places, a publisher of city rankings, is an attempt to assess a combination of those risks in 379 American metro areas.

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