• Welcome to the AEP San Francisco Bay Area ChapterAEP SF

    Welcome to the AEP San Francisco Bay Area ChapterAEP SF

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AEP supports environmental professionals by providing a vast array of programs and events.

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NEPA Essentials Workshop - June 20, 8 a.m. -  4 p.m.

Santa Clara Valley Water District
5750 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, California

California AEP’s Summer NEPA Essentials Workshop is designed to inform consultants, regulators, applicants, and industry professionals on the basics of NEPA practice, as well as emerging trends and issues in practice, policy, and case law. $175 for early registration -- Register today!

The curriculum will focus on the following topics:

  • NEPA’s framework
  • Determining NEPA application
  • Required scope and content of NEPA documents
  • Determining which NEPA pathway to follow
  • Common NEPA mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Integrating NEPA with other laws
  • Recent policy and legal updates

AICP and MCLE credits will be available for the workshop.


South Bay AEP Networking Happy Hour - June 20, 4 - 7 p.m.

Chili's Bar and Grill
5650 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, California

Join us for a networking happy hour directly after (and right next door to) the San Jose NEPA Essentials Workshop. Attendees and all AEP members welcome, appetizers provided.


Legal Issues and Historic Resources Update - June 28, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Environmental Science Associates
550 Kearny Street - First Floor
San Francisco

Join AEP and our speakers, Susan Brandt-Hawley and Tim Reynolds, moderated by Leann Taagepera, as they discuss the latest in historical resources legal issues and the planning process. Susan will speak about her recent court cases and discuss issues relevant to agency and private planners and historic preservation advocates. Tim will relate recent experiences advocating for preservation of historic landmarks as a private party with a focus on small community planning issues, ‘demolition by neglect,’ and the use of emergency exemptions to bypass CEQA. Free to AEP members; $20 for non-members. Dinner included! Register now.


East Bay AEP Networking Happy Hour - June 29, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Drake's Dealership
Oakland, CA

AEP East Bay and APA will be hosting a joint Happy Hour in collaboration with The Hive. Developers of this unique venue will discuss how innovative planning was used to turn the historic spaces into a vibrant, collaborative mixed-use work environment. Registration details to follow.