CEQA Clearinghouse

Established in 1973, the State Clearinghouse (SCH) coordinates the state-level review of environmental documents that are prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). As a division of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR), the SCH is at the center of state agency involvement in the CEQA environmental review process. Operation of the SCH is governed and defined by the CEQA Guidelines (California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Sections 15000-15387), which describes the SCH’s roles and responsibilities regarding environmental review.

The SCH also functions as the “State Single Point of Contact” for coordinating state and local review of applications for federal grants or loans under select state programs (Presidential Executive Order 12372  ). In this capacity, the NEPA), but gives the states an additional mechanism to ensure federal agency responsiveness to state and local concerns.

Summary of Recent Postings

This Summary of Postings summarizes the environmental documents and federal grant applications received by the Clearinghouse during a bi-weekly period.

A chart of total documents received annually is included in the SOPs.

Month Postings by Date   Grants by Date  
2017 August 1-15 1-15
2017 July 1-15, 16-31 1-15, 16-31
2017 June 1-15, 16-30 1-15, 16-30
2017 May 1-15, 16-31 1-15, 16-31
2017 April 1-15, 16-30 1-15, 16-30
2017 March 1-15, 16-31 1-15, 16-31

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