LTF Positions

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Governor’s Budget Proposals – 2018-19

Governor’s 2018-19 State Budget Proposal: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: CalRecycle – Request for $100 Million, 03/23/2018

Governor’s 2018-19 State Budget Proposal: Transfer of $26 million from the Tire Recycling Management Fund to the Fish and Game Preservation Fund – Concerns, 03/23/2018

CalRecycle Director Appointment

Letter to Senator Kevin de León, Chair, Senate Rules Committee, 05/16/2016, Supporting Scott Smithline as Director of CalRecycle.

Annual Legislative Reports

Report of 2016 Legislative Session

Assembly Bills

AB 45 (Mullin) – Household hazardous waste – OPPOSE

Letter to Assembly Member Mullin, 01/25/2016

Letter to Assembly Member Gomez (Assembly Committee on Appropriations), 05/04/2015

Letter to Assembly Member Mullin, 04/03/2015

AB 144 (Mathis) – Illegal Dumping – SUPPORT

Request for Signature, 09/24/2015

Letter to Assembly Member Mathis, 05/14/2015

AB 190 & AB 191 (Harper) – Solid Waste: Single Use Carryout Bags – OPPOSE

Letter to Assembly Member Harper, 03/23/2015

AB 199 (Eggman) – Alternative Energy: Recycled Feedstock – SUPPORT

Request for Signature, 09/24/2015

Letter to Assembly Member Ting (Assembly Committee on Appropriations), 05/04/2015

Letter to Assembly Member Eggman, 03/23/2015

AB 577 (Bonilla) – Cap and Trade Revenue: Biogas Production – SUPPORT

Letter to Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications, 06/18/2015

Letter to Assembly Member Bonilla, 05/14/2015

AB 590 (Dahle) – Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: Biomass – SUPPORT

Letter to Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications, 06/18/2015

Assembly Floor Alert, 06/01/2015

Letter to Assembly Member Gomez (Assembly Committee on Appropriations), 05/04/2015

Letter to Assembly Member Dahle, 04/07/2015

AB 655 (O’Donnell) California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program– SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Cristina Garcia, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, 04/14/2017

AB 876 (McCarty) – Compostable organics – OPPOSE

Request for Veto, 09/03/2015

Letter to Assembly Member McCarty, 06/22/2015

AB 920 (Aguiar-Curry) California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, August 7, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Ben Hueso, Chair, Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee, July 6, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, May 1, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Chris Holden, Chair, Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee, April 12, 2017

AB 954 (Chiu): Food labeling: guidelines: quality and safety dates – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, September 19, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, July 7, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Cathleen Galgiani Chair, Senate Agriculture Committee, June 14, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, May 1, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Jim Wood, Chair, Assembly Health Committee, April 14 2017

AB 1045 (Irwin) – Organic Waste: Composting – CONCERN

Letter to Assembly Member Irwin, 04/07/2015

AB 1103 (Dodd) – Solid waste disposal: self-haulers – OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED

Letter to Assembly Member Dodd, 07/22/2016

AB 1158 (Chu) Carpet recycling – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, September 21, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, June 22, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, April 13, 2017

AB 1159 (Gordon and Williams) – EPR Pilot Program: Sharps and Batteries – SUPPORT

Letter to Assembly Member Gomez (Assembly Committee on Appropriations), 05/04/2015

Letter to Assembly Members Gordon and Williams, 04/07/2015

AB 1219 (Eggman) California Good Samaritan Food Donation Act – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, September 19, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, August 7, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee, June 7, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Ed Hernandez, Chair, Senate Health Committee, June 5, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Mark Stone, Chair, Assembly Judiciary Committee, 03/21/2017

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 03/31/2017

AB 1294 (Berman) Solid waste: plastic products – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, September 19, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, June 5, 2017

Letter to Assembly Member Marc Berman, 05/04/2017

AB 1572 (Aguiar-Curry) Integrated waste management plans: source reduction and recycling element: review schedule. – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, June 20, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, May 1, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Cristina Garcia, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, April 12, 2017

AB 1669 (Hernández) – Displaced employees: service contracts: collection and transportation of solid waste – OPPOSE

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Veto, 08/24/2016

Assembly Floor Alert, 08/23/2016

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 04/18/2016

Letter to The Honorable Susan Talamantes Eggman, Chair, Assembly Local Government Committee, 04/12/2016

Letter to The Honorable Hernández, Chair, Assembly Labor & Employment Committee, 03/25/2016

Letter to Assembly Member Hernández, 03/24/2016

AB 1933 (Maienschein) Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: recycling infrastructure projects – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Anthony Portantino, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 06/21/2018

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 04/18/2018

AB 1981 (Limón) Organic waste: composting – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, 06/18/2018

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 05/07/2018

Letter to The HonorableAl Muratsuchi, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, 04/09/2018

AB 2039 (Ting) – Solid Waste: Home-Generated Sharps – SUPPORT

Letter to Assembly Member Ting, 04/01/2016

Letter to The HonorableAlejo, Chair, Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, 04/01/2016

AB 2115 (Santiago) Vehicles: passing and overtaking: waste service vehicles – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Anthony Portantino, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 06/18/2018

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 05/07/2018

Letter to The Honorable Jim Frazier, Chair, Assembly Transportation Committee, 03/21/2018

AB 2206 (Williams) – Biomethane: interconnection and injection into common carrier pipelines: research – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 04/21/2016

AB 2313 (Williams) – Renewable natural gas: monetary incentive program for biomethane projects – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 09/07/2016

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 05/11/2016

AB 2396 (McCarty) – Solid waste: annual reports – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 08/26/2016

Letter to Assembly Member Kevin McCarty, 05/11/2016

AB 2411 (McCarty) Solid waste: use of compost: planning – SUPPORT

Letter to The HonorableAnthony Portantino, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 06/18/2018

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 05/07/2018

Letter to The Honorable Al Muratsuchi, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, 04/09/2018

Letter to The Honorable Susan Eggman, Chair, Assembly Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, 03/21/2018

AB 2530 (Gordon) – Recycling: beverage containers– SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 08/26/2016

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 07/22/2016

AB 2725 (Chiu) – Food manufacturers: food facilities: labels – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Wood, Chair, Assembly Health Committee, 03/25/2016

Letter to Assembly Member Chiu, 03/24/2016

AB 2812 (Gordon) – Solid waste: recycling: state agencies and large state facilities – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 08/24/2016

Letter to The Honorable Das Williams, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, 03/24/2016

Letter to Assembly Member Gordon, 03/24/2016

AB 2921 (Low) Expanded Polystyrene Food Service Packaging Recovery and Recycling Act– OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED

Letter to The Honorable Al Muratsuchi, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, 04/12/2018

AB 3178 (Rubio) Integrated waste management plans: source reduction and recycling element: diversion requirement – SUPPORT IN CONCEPT

Letter to The Honorable Al Muratsuchi, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, 04/10/2018

AB 3187 (Grayson) Biomethane: gas corporations: rates: interconnection – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Anthony Portantino, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 06/21/2018


 

Senate Bills

RE: SB 47 (Hill) – Environmental health: synthetic turf – CONCERN

Letter to Senator Hill, 04/08/2015

SB 53 (Hueso) Natural gas vehicles – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, April 19, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Jim Beall, Chair, Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, 03/21/2017

SB 162 (Galgiani) – Treated wood waste – SUPPORT

Request for Signature, 09/03/2015

Letter to Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, 06/18/2015

Senate Floor Alert, 06/01/2015

Letter to Senator Lara (Senate Committee on Appropriations), 05/04/2015

Letter to Senator Galgiani, 04/03/2015

SB 168 (Wieckowski) Recycling: beverage containers – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Al Muratsuchi, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources, 04/18/2018

Letter to Senator Bob Wieckowski, 03/21/2018

SB 212 (Jackson and Ting) Sharps and Pharmaceutical Drug Take-Back Program – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Bill Quirk, Chair, Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committee, 06/19/2018

SB 258 (Lara) Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 09/20/2017

SB 423 (Bates) – Consumer product waste: management– SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 08/26/2016

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 07/14/2016

SB 489 (Monning) – Public Resources: Photovoltaic Cells – SUPPORT IF AMENDED

Request for Signature, 09/03/2015

Letter to Senator Monning, 05/13/2015

Senate Floor Alert, 05/04/2015

Letter to Senator Monning, 04/08/2015

SB 705 (Allen) Solid waste: food service containers– SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, May 1, 2017

Letter to The Honorable Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, April 13, 2017

SB 732 (Pan) – Beverage container recycling – SUPPORT

Letter to Senator Pan, 04/08/2015

SB 778 (Allen) – Automotive repair: oil changes: notification to Customers – SUPPORT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 09/07/2016

Letter to The Honorable Rudy Salas, Chair, Assembly Business and Professions Committee, 06/27/2016

Letter to The Honorable Ed Chau, Chair, Assembly Privacy & Consumer Protection Committee, 06/13/2016

Letter to Senator Allen, 02/22/2016

SB 970 (Leyva) – Organic food waste diversion – SUPPORT IN CONCEPT

Letter to Governor Brown Requesting Signature, 09/07/2016

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 04/21/2016

SB 1043 (Allen) – Biogas and biomethane – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 05/11/2016

SB 1153 (Cannella) – Greenhouse gases: scoping plan: biomethane – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 05/11/2016

SB 1229 (Jackson & Stone) – Pharmacies: secure drug take-back bins – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee, 04/06/2016

Letter to The Honorable Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, 03/25/2016

Letter to Senators Jackson and Stone, 03/24/2016

SB 1335 (Allen) Solid waste: disposable food service packaging: state agencies and large state facilities – SUPPORT

Letter to The Honorable Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 05/07/2018

Letter to The Honorable Al Muratsuchi, Chair, Assembly Natural Resources Committee, 05/07/2018

Letter to The Honorable Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, 04/18/2018

SB 1383 (Lara) – Short-lived climate pollutants – OPPOSE

Letter to The Honorable Lorena Gonzalez, Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee, 07/27/2016