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August 31, 2015
"Big" Tom Lemmon Provides Us With A Good Laugh!!
By Jim Ryan, Chief Executive Officer
Well.....there is nothing like a good laugh when reading the Sunday paper. This week, a U-T article contained a quote from "Big" Tom Lemmon that was a real "laugher." The article had to do with a developer that used the August 2014 California Supreme Court decision that allows developers to bypass the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) through using a voter initiative campaign to gain approval by a City Council, etc., for a project. This method eliminates enduring years of hearings, environmental impact reports, and litigation. The writer of the article asked "Big" Tom what he thought of this process to approve projects....
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