SJ: Biggest Environmental Vote in Decades

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday is poised to take one of its most important environmental votes in decades on a plan that over the next 50 years would protect habitat for endangered species even as development continues.

This is a big deal for development projects here in Silicon Valley. The plan could increase costs for some projects, but it could also help streamline the environmental permitting process and provide a bulwark against CEQA challenges.

Read the full story in the San Jose Mercury News here.