Keep tabs on climate and energy legislation in California and urge your representatives to take action for a climate-safe future.

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AB 1139: Net energy metering

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 1139 (L. Gonzalez) This bill would require the CPUC, no later than February 1, 2022, to develop a replacement for the 2nd net energy metering (NEM) standard contract or tariff (NEM 2.0), which may include net energy metering (NEM 3.0), for an eligible customer-generator with a renewable electrical generation facility that is a customer … Read more

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AB 1110: Clean Vehicles Ombudsperson – Climate Catalyst Revolving Loan Fund Program

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 1110 (R. Rivas) Existing law, the Charge Ahead California Initiative, administered by the Air Resources Board, includes goals of, among other things, placing in service at least one million zero-emission and near-zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by January 1, 2023, and establishing a self-sustaining California market for ZEVs in which ZEVs are a viable mainstream option … Read more

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AB 30: Equitable Outdoor Access Act

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 30 (Kalra) The State Urban Parks and Healthy Communities Act requires the Director of Parks and Recreation to develop a competitive grant program to assist state parks, specified state conservancies, urbanized and heavily urbanized local agencies, and community-based organizations within those jurisdictions to provide outdoor educational opportunities. This bill would improve access to nature for all people … Read more

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AB 21: Electrical transmission and distribution lines

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 21 (Bauer-Kahan) Imposes new fines for electricity infrastructure owners regarding brush clearance and fire safety. STATUS: DIED 1/31/22 pursuant to Art. IV, Sec. 10(a) of the Constitution (failed to meet deadline).

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SB-47 Oil and gas: hazardous and idle-deserted wells and production facilities (test)

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SB-47 Oil and gas: hazardous and idle-deserted wells and production facilities: expenditure limitations: updated reports.(2021-2022) Increased the amount of money a key regulatory agency, the California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM), can spend on plugging abandoned oil and gas wells. 

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AB 1001: Mitigation measures for air quality impacts - environmental justice

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

(C. Garcia) This bill would require mitigation measures, identified in a CEQA environmental impact report or mitigated negative declaration to mitigate the adverse effects of a project on air or water quality of a disadvantaged community, to mitigate those effects directly in the affected disadvantaged community. The bill would require all public agencies, in implementing CEQA, to act consistently with the principles … Read more