Federal & State Compliance

SCAG is responsible for fulfilling certain state and federal requirements, including, among others, those applicable requirements related to federal Transportation Conformity Regulations, air quality management plans/state implementation plansEnvironmental Justice, Intergovernmental Review (Executive Order 12372), the California Environmental Quality Act, and California’s Regional  Housing Needs Assessment program (Gov. Code 65584).

Upcoming Events & Meetings

Sep
30

Transportation and Heavy Industry in an Era of Low-Impact Development

Sep 30, 2014; 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
@ California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Oct
02

Executive Administration Committee Meeting

Oct 02, 2014; 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
@ SCAG Main Office
Oct
02

Energy and Environment Committee Meeting

Oct 02, 2014; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
News and Announcements
2015 FTIP Proposed Amendment #15-01
Posted September 19, 2014
The Southern California Association of Governments is in receipt of the 2015 Federal Transportation...
Transportation and Heavy Industry in an Era of Low-Impact Development
Posted September 12, 2014
What does a "low impact" heavy freight rail line look like? Can the roads of the 21st century...

Federal & State Compliance Related Links
California State law requires SCAG to determine the existing and projected regional housing needs, and also required by law to determine each jurisdiction’s share of the regional housing need in the six-county SCAG region.
CEQA, or the California Environmental Quality Act, is a statute that requires state and local agencies to identify the significant environmental impacts of their actions and to avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible.
Executive Order 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs," was issued with the desire to foster the intergovernmental partnership and strengthen federalism by relying on State and local processes for the coordination and review of...
Executive Order 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs," was issued with the desire to foster the intergovernmental partnership and strengthen federalism by relying on State and local processes for the coordination and review of...
A key feature of MAP-21 is the establishment of a performance- and outcome-based program.​
A key feature of MAP-21 is the establishment of a performance- and outcome-based program.​
On February 11, 1994, President Clinton signed Executive Order 12898, creating a federal Environmental Justice (EJ) program to address EJ in minority and low-income populations.  Environmental Justice is defined in California statute as, "The fair...
The California RTP Guidelines includes a section on performance measures.​
The STIP is the biennial five-year plan adopted by the Commission for future allocations of certain state transportation funds for state highway improvements, intercity rail, and regional highway and transit improvements.  The Draft 2014 STIP...
Federal clean air laws require areas with unhealthy levels of ozone, inhalable particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide to develop plans, known as State Implementation Plans (SIPs).  SIPs are comprehensive plans that...