Jack Eidt is an urban planner and environmental advocate. In 2004 he co-founded Wild Heritage Planners, an organization dedicated to sustainable environmental planning advocacy, proposing solutions to fight urban sprawl […]
The push to create more housing supply with Senate Bills 9 and 10 would increase allowable density in single-family zones across the state – lacking affordability or environmental requirements. We have affordable housing solutions that would allow appropriate construction with community participation, but these one-size-fits-all bills will cause development fever across California.
Urban planner and environmental activist Jack Eidt writes that Voice of OC has opened up a community platform empowering citizens and residents to impact their local reality, their quality of life. In today’s world of corporate mergers and dwindling media, Edit reminds readers, and donors, that nonprofit newsrooms like Voice put people in a position to make a difference on public policy.
Jack Eidt and Jerry Collamer take on SDGE’s plan for burying radioactive waste on the site of the former San Onofre nuclear power generating station based near San Clemente and the world class surfing beach known as Trestles.
The path forward requires a good faith effort working with the community, Native Nations, and environmentalists along with employing regenerative natural designs.
Coastal Commissioners are embroiled in one controversy after another yet are poised to vote on key projects that could impact future generations. Are lobbyists, lawyers and legislators selling out the public trust and ignoring public accountability?
Recent changes at the California Coastal Commission and the South Coast Air Quality Management District will have ominous implications for our region’s environment. Only citizens can change course when politicians and special interest collude.
Gov. Jerry Brown has triggered an environmental tragedy at California’s Coastal Commission. Environmentalist Jack Eidt writes that only Brown can turn it around.
Coastal Commissioners dump popular CEO Charles Lester in secret while well connected lobbyists and lawyers push projects for their wealthy clients.
The proposed housing would be built in a flood plain, which urban planner Jack Eidt says goes against conventional engineering wisdom.