CEQA EJ Mitigation Bill Faces New Amendments To Clear California Senate

June 22, 2022
A landmark bill to expand California’s sweeping environmental review statute to ensure pollution-mitigation measures are undertaken within disadvantaged communities is facing new amendments to clear a key state Senate panel, amid continued stiff opposition from numerous industry and business groups. “We are working on the bill -- it should be heard soon” by the Senate Environmental Quality Committee, according to a source close to the measure, AB 1001 by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens). Garcia has had to withdraw the...

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