How an Environmental Law Is Harming the Environment 

California's signature environmental law needs to be reformed because NIMBYs are using it to block smart growth.

Ali Kashani thought he had a sure thing. In 2008, the longtime Berkeley developer proposed to build one of the greenest housing projects in East Bay history. Kashani has long been an advocate for smart-growth development — dense housing and mixed-use projects…

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