AB 2593: Coastal development permits – blue carbon demonstration projects

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski
California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 2593 (Boerner-Horvath) Requires the California Coastal Commission to require an applicant with a public project that impacts coastal wetland, intertidal, or marine habitats or ecosystems seeking a coastal development permit to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions by building or contributing to a blue carbon project, and requires new development to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. STATUS: HELD August 11 in the Sen. Appropriations Committee (FAILED).