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California Coastal Commission decision-making process appears stable and consistent, Stanford research shows

Stanford scholar Iris Hui found that the California Coastal Commission approaches decisions through a consistent process. For her analysis, she used "text mining" to examine the commission's meeting agendas and staff reports between 1996 and 2014.

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