Sunday, March 15, 2015

How we got to Plan Bay Area- A resource of Government Documents and Industry links.

How we got to Plan Bay Area

*American National Park System The Critical Documents 1864

*Population Council created in 1952, founded by John D. Rockefeller 3rd

*Outdoor Recreation for America

A Report to the President and to the Congress by the Outdoor Recreation 

Resources Review Commission (ORRRC)

Laurance S. Rockefeller, Chairman, January, 1962

Nixon Administration

*Rockefeller Commission report: Population and the American Future


NEPA National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 sets up:

US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

Environmental Quality Council  (EQC)

EQC Reports: 

*The Unfinished Agenda

Report Sponsored by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund

*The Use of Land

Report Sponsored by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Environmental Protection goes global: United Nations

UN Bruntland Commission report Our Common Future, the three E's: equity, 

environment economy the pillars of Sustainable Development

UN Agenda 21 (international environmental management system)

Plan for Inventory and control of all: Land, Minerals, Plants, Animals, Water,  

Energy, Means of production, Construction, Education, Human beings and 

Information in the world.

Land cannot be treated as an ordinary asset. 

National land use plan changes our urban, suburban and rural land use to 

urban, open space, agriculture and wildand/habitat.

UN Biodiversity Assessment


Bush Administration

Signed on to the 1992 Earth Summit Action Plan for sustainable development 

aka Agenda 21

Clinton Administration 

Executive Orders creates President' Council on Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development is Smart Growth (urban) and wildlands (rural)

HUD grant to American Planning Association (APA)

This APA legislative guidebook was prepared under HUD

Cooperative agreement H-59-51‐CA in 2002

Obama Administration

Executive Order creates Rural Council

Sustainable Development in Federal Agencies

United States federal executive branch agencies implementing sustainable 

development: through Sustainability performance plans

*Department of Agriculture (USDA)


*Department of Commerce (DOC) 

2013 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan

*Department of Defense (DOD)


*Department of Education (ED) 

2013 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan

*Department of Energy (DOE)

*Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

*Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

*Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)


*Department of Justice (DOJ)

*Department of Labor (DOL)

*Department of State (DOS)

*Department of the Interior (DOI)

*Department of the Treasury


*Department of Transportation (DOT)

*Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

State of California 

AB32 Climate Change Act

SB375 Regional Sustainable Community Strategy

State Housing Element Law

Regional Housing Needs Allocations (RHNA) 

Essential Habitat Connectivity

Joint Powers Act (JPA)


Joint Policy Committee (JPC/JPA)

 Federal Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO's) is funding priority 

development areas (PDA's) through One Bay Area Grant Program (OBAG). 

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is our MPO.


 Federal Congestion Management Agencies (CMA's) funding priority 

conservation areas (PDA's). Valley Transportation Agency (VTA) is our


 Council of Governments (COG's): the Association of Bay Area Governments 

(ABAG) is a COG.

COG's across California:

COG's worldwide:

Regional Initiatives

Plan Bay Area

Follow the Money: Nonprofit Maps

The Last Choice of Freedom:

1. Local » Regional » Global Governance

*UN Declaration of Human Rights and Freedoms

*UN Charter: Purposes and Principles

2.  City » County » State » National Government

United States of America Declaration of Independence

United States Constitution

California State Constitution

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