2014 Announcements

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OPR plans to prepare an update to the California Advisory Handbook for Community and Military Compatibility Planning.

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) is looking for winter and spring interns.

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Briefing on Department of Water Resources' (DWR) recently released Guidance on General Plan Amendments for Addressing Flood Risks.

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research will host a public workshop to discuss the Preliminary Discussion Draft of changes to the CEQA Guidelines implementing Senate Bill 743.

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research is pleased to invite your review of a preliminary discussion draft of updates to the CEQA Guidelines implementing Senate Bill 743.

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The Guidance is an advisory resource to assist cities and counties within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley when amending their general plans to address flood risk as required by California Government Code Section 65302.9.

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The toolkits were donated to California households in disadvantaged communities that are experiencing or vulnerable to water shortages.

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CAL FIRE has scheduled a webinar for September 24, 2014 to discuss eligible applicants, eligible projects, and the application procedure.

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Several leading State agency leaders will join hundreds of climate-change policymakers and practitioners from around California in Sacramento in order to chart the next steps in California’s efforts to adapt to the consequences of climate change.

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research is pleased to invite your review of a preliminary discussion draft of updates to the CEQA Guidelines implementing Senate Bill 743.

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The California Natural Resources Agency is hosting three workshops to solicit public comment and input on a proposed scope of work for the Fourth California Climate Change Assessment.

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) is looking for fall and winter interns.

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The Department of Defense and the California Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) will conduct a "Nosie and Safety Compatibility Workshop" on July 22, 2014 at the Sacramento International Airport.

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To assist Cities and Counties in addressing the increasing fire risks in the “wildland-urban interface” in compliance with Senate Bill 1241, OPR has updated our “Fire Hazard Planning” Technical Advisory.

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Acting to implement emergency legislation to help families who face economic uncertainty because of the drought, the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announced today that $21 million in funding for rental assistance will soon be available.

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A workshop co-hosted by the Association of Environmental Professionals, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and the California American Planning Association Chapter on Military Land Use Compatibility Planning, and the General Plan Guidelines Update.

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Comments OPR received on both of those documents can be viewed in the indexes specified here.

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Through these workshops, OPR is striving to receive input from all regions of the state.

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To ensure that local governments and agencies have expeditious access to information and resources, OPR created the local drought clearinghouse.

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Join us for the release of “Climate Change: Evidence & Causes,” a new publication produced jointly by the two institutions.

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The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) have jointly prepared the handbook “NEPA and CEQA: Integrating Federal and State Environmental Reviews.”

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research is updating the General Plan Guidelines to include better access to GIS data and more web-based information.

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President Obama's Science and Technology Advisor, Dr. John Holdren, explains the recent polar vortex in two minutes—and why climate change makes extreme weather more likely going forward.

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The fees for filing documents collected by the Department of Fish and Wildlife that had been increased in 2006 by Senate Bill 1535 have been increased again for 2014.