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Environment


SANDAG has preserved thousands of acres of open space, protected threatened and endangered species, put sand on the region's beaches, and helped the region address energy and climate change.

Current Environment Projects

SANDAG reviews environmental documents to ensure conformance with adopted regional plans and programs.
Funds habitat-related environmental mitigation activities required to implement projects identified in the Regional Transportation Plan.
Assists with land acquisition that promotes regional habitat conservation plans.
Identifies strategies that would reduce per capita greenhouse gas emissions from passenger vehicles by between 5-10% by 2020.
An assessment on how to accelerate deployment of alternative fuel vehicles in and around the San Diego region.
Includes engineering studies and the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report to analyze possible approaches to the enhancement of the lagoon.
Provides technical assistance to assist local jurisdictions to save energy in municipal operations and the community.