Gino DiCaro

Environmental bills still active

By Gino DiCaro, VP, Communications

Capitol Update, Aug. 25, 2006 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Of the hundred or so pieces of legislation relating to environmental quality, only a few are still actively being debated at the capitol. A list follows, all of which CMTA is opposing. All of the other EQ bills CMTA lobbied are either dead or were amended so that our position went neutral.

  • AB 32 (Fabian Nunez, D-Los Angeles) Mandatory Cap on California Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • AB 289 (Wilma Chan, D-Oakland) Chemicals Testing Methods
  • AB 888 (Hector De La Torre, D-South Gate) SCAQMD Regulation of Rail Yard Emissions
  • AB 1101 (Jenny Oropeza, D-Long Beach) Diesel Magnet Sources
  • AB 1953 (Chan) Lead Plumbing
  • SB 109 (Deborah Ortiz, D-Sacramento) Air Quality Violations - Prosecution
  • SB 419 (Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto) Rail Cars Hazardous Materials
  • SB 459 (Gloria Romero, D-Los Angeles) Locomotive Air Emissions Tax  
  • SB 655 (Ortiz) Asbestos
  • SB 760, now SB 927, (Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach) Port Container Fees
  • SB 849 (Martha Escutia, D-Whittier) Environmental Health Tracking
  • SB 1205 (Escutia) Children's Breathing Rights Act - Air Pollution Penalties
  • SB 1252 (Dean Florez, D-Shafter) Air Pollution Penalties - Particulate Matter
  • SB 1368 (Don Perata, D-Oakland) Electricity - Emissions of Greenhouse Gases
  • SB 1478 (Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough) Toxic Chemical Release Form
Summaries of the bills

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