Opportunities to improve the sustainability of policy and development in California is possible through better integration of urban planning and environmental assessment. A comparative analysis of environmental planning practices in Pakistan, United Kingdom, New Zealand, and California is given. The author recommends that a stronger and more sustainable regional approach in California may be obtained by integrating environmental factors earlier in the planning and development entitlement processes.
"Sustainable Development Through the Integration of Planning and Environmental Assessment: International Practice and Lessons for California,"
1, Article 9.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol1/iss1/9