Robert N. Kwong is Among the Speakers at Nov 6 CEQA Training Workshop

October 2, 2015

facebook.CEQA_Essentials_graphicA to Z Law attorney Robert N. Kwong will be among the speakers at a training workshop hosted by the Association of Environmental Professionals called, “2015 CEQA Essentials: An Introduction & Intermediate Level Training Workshop.” Robert specializes in federal, state and local environmental law and has over 25 years of experience advising and representing public and private entities on California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) issues and compliance.

The event takes place in the Community Room at Ventura City Hall, 501 Poli St., on Friday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

This workshop provides attendees with a basic understanding of the fundamentals of CEQA and the state guidelines, and it includes intermediate-level practice pointers and case studies. The workshop features a curriculum developed specifically for people involved in the environmental review process, including consultants, regulators, applicants or industry professionals, and it will benefit those new to the field as well as mid-level practicing professionals.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Understanding the statute and guidelines
  • CEQA process and determining the appropriate document
  • Adequacy of analysis and mitigation
  • Findings
  • Notices
  • Legal challenges and defensibility
  • Practice pointers
  • Case studies
  • Projects also subject to NEPA

Registration is now open and includes all workshop materials, a continental breakfast and lunch. Register online at or click here: For questions, email Lynne C. Bynder at or visit