Stories about EIR

Should SF allow a tobacco company to operate on Port property?

And should the city be allowing tech-office creep in what used to be an area where light industry could prosper?

A bad Central Soma Plan is going to move forward …

... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17

6,000 more office workers with no housing, the failure of planning in the Eastern Neighborhoods …

... and the Monster in the Mission is back. That's The Agenda for Oct. 29- Nov. 4

Two big (and environmentally awful) projects — and a step toward saving the Mission

Plus: Should private buses used the Muni-only lanes? That's The Agenda for Oct. 15-21

Who supports real rent control — and environmental justice in Bayview?

Plus: Do we need Whole Foods or housing on Jackson and Van Ness? That's The Agenda for Oct. 1 to Oct. 7

The utter absurdity of the Central Soma Plan EIR

More traffic isn't an environmental impact. Displacement of existing residents isn't part of the discussion. No need to worry about earthquakes with buildings on landfill. Let's just create a new downtown in Soma

The Climate Change Agenda for the week

Plus: A critical vote on Soma's future and a conversation with Robert Kennedy Jr. -- that's what's happening this week

Central Soma Plan shows the problem with large-scale EIRs

Decisions made in 2013 are determining the amount of housing the city can allow five years later, when the situation has radically changed.

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

Plus: Taxing Uber, Lyft -- and cannabis. That's The Agenda for July 16-22

OPINION: Strengthening CEQA to help solve the housing crisis

What if the much-maligned environmental law linked jobs to housing? That would fight displacement and encourage regional cooperation