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

Aug
06

Special Meeting of the Transportation Committee

Aug 06, 2015; 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
@ SCAG Main Office (with videoconference options)
Aug
06

Joint Meeting of the Regional Council and Policy Committees

Aug 06, 2015; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Aug
06

California Gold: Bringing Cap and Trade Dollars to Southern California

Aug 06, 2015; 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
@ SCAG Main Office, Board Room
News and Announcements
Upcoming CTC Public Forum on Transportation Issues
Posted July 27, 2015
The California Transportation Commission (CTC), Southern California Association of Governments, and...
Workshop: Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program
Posted July 07, 2015
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has released the schedule for the FY...

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...