Berkeley Citizens for a Better Plan files CEQA lawsuit against UC Regents

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Berkeley Citizens for a Better Plan filed a lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents over campus's Long Range Development Plan, noting failures to adequately address key environmental concerns due to the addition of housing units from an Environmental Impact Report.

BC4BP filed a California Environmental Quality Act lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents over UC Berkeley’s Long Range Development Plan on Aug. 19.
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The UC Board of Regents’ proposed nonresident tuition hike undermines equity goals

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: Nonresidents diversify the university community, and raising their tuition even more would merely exacerbate their financial struggles

This Wednesday, the regents will consider implementing both an increase in tuition for nonresident students and a cap on their enrollment. Although the UC system is a public university that should primarily serve local students, Wednesday’s proposals would not only harm existing students but would also completely contradict the university’s mission statement of promoting educational equity.
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