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

Jan
20

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Jan 20, 2020; All Day Event
@ SCAG Offices Are Closed
Jan
20

CANCELLED: Elected Official Briefing on the Draft Connect SoCal Plan

Jan 20, 2020; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
@ Please see new date and location
Jan
21

Elected Official Briefing on the Draft Connect SoCal Plan

Jan 21, 2020; 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
@ 30001 Ladyface Ct., Agoura Hills, CA 91301
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG appoints Sarah Jepson as Planning Director
Posted January 02, 2020
​Sarah Jepson has been appointed Planning Director for the Southern California Association of...
Call for Nominations: 2020 SCAG Sustainability Awards
Posted December 24, 2019
Recognizing Excellence in Sustainability Planning Throughout Southern California DUE FEBRUARY 6,...

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...