This episode of the Environmental Leadership Chronicles Podcast, brought to you by the California Association of Environmental Professionals, welcomes William "Bill" Halligan, Senior Director and Senior Environmental Counsel with Harris & Associates. Throughout California, Bill has prepared numerous environmental documents for a broad range of projects. Additionally, as a former chair and current member of AEP's Legislative Review Committee, he collaborates closely with the State Legislature and AEP's lobbyist on CEQA-related legislation.
The Legislative Committee offers a comprehensive review of legislative bills concerning CEQA by conducting analysis, drafting comment letters, and engaging in direct lobbying efforts. Bill joins a panel, alongside other environmental professionals, to discuss CEQA policies related to various topics like housing, noise ordinances, and sports.