News and Updates
Recently Permitted Projects & Environmental Review
The Conservancy is often times the Lead Agency for Participating Special Entity projects. Being the Lead Agency means overseeing the environmental review process for all projects requiring a decision to be made at the discretion of the Conservancy's Governing Board. The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is the environmental review process and provides a means to inform decision-makers about potential environmental impacts that would result from a project.
The following project has been approved by the Conservancy:
PG&E Transmission Pipeline L-114 Replacement Project
- Approved by the Governing Board on January 8, 2021
- Notice of Determination (PDF)
2019 Annual Report
The 2019 Year in Review document and Annual Report and are now available. Previous years' documents are available under the Documents page.
Mitigation Fee Adjustments
The East Contra Costa County (ECCC) Habitat Conservation Plan / Natural Community Conservation Plan (HCP/NCCP) mitigation fees were adjusted on March 3, 2020, pursuant to the cost indices and formulas prescribed in the HCP/NCCP. New mitigation fee calculators can be found on the Project Permitting page.
Neighboring Landowner Assurances Information
Full text of the Neighboring Landowner Assurances Provision is located in Chapter 10, Assurances, of the HCP/NCCP (pages 10-14 through 10-16) (PDF). The entire HCP/NCCP document is located on the Documents page.