CalEPA Budget Features Racial Equity Offices, Air Monitoring, Site Cleanups

January 13, 2022
The Newsom administration is planning in fiscal year 2022-23 to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to create new CalEPA racial equity offices, enhance community air pollution monitoring and reduction, and clean up contaminated sites in addition to seeking more than $10 billion to fight climate change with an array of transportation programs. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) budget proposal “rightly invests in protecting Californians from the ravages of wildfires, drought, soot and smog,” said Bill Magavern, policy director of the...

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