Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: EIR

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

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding information about a lease deal that JUUL, the e-cigarette company, has signed with a developer who holds a master lease on...

A bad Central Soma Plan is going to move forward …

The Board of Supes is set to give final approval Tuesday/13 to a Central Soma Plan that almost everyone agrees has too much office space and too little housing. I...

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

Mayor London Breed is pushing legislation that would amend the city’s historic office-space limitation law to allow an additional 1.5 million square feet of space – enough to house...

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

The India Basin environmental impact report, which was more-or-less rejected by the supes two weeks ago when the local air board said the construction proposals would cause too much...

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

All 11 supervisors will have to take a public stand Tuesday/2 on Proposition 10, the statewide ballot measure that would allow cities to impose effective rent control. Sup. Aaron...

The utter absurdity of the Central Soma Plan EIR

The SF Board of Supervisors approved the EIR for the Central Soma Plan Tuesday, despite hours of testimony from Soma residents and activists who said that the plan would...

The Climate Change Agenda for the week

More than 30,000 people marched for climate justice in San Francisco Saturday – and that was just the start of a series of events designed to coincide with Gov....

Central Soma Plan shows the problem with large-scale EIRs

The Central Soma Plan, more than ten years in the making, got a mixed reception at the Land Use and Transportation Committee meeting today, with some community groups saying...

Too many jobs, too little housing in Soma

The Central Soma Plan – which will open South of Market to the equivalent of a new downtown, with office space for at least 33,000 more workers and housing...

OPINION: Strengthening CEQA to help solve the housing crisis

CEQA, the California Environmental Quality Act, has long been the bugaboo of developers who – surprise, surprise -- don’t like restrictions, regulations, rules or zoning getting in the way...