LTF Positions

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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 Assembly Member 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 Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, August 7, 2017

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

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

Letter to Assembly Member 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 Senator Ricardo Lara Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, July 7, 2017

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

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

Letter to Assembly Member 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 Senator Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, June 22, 2017

Letter to Assembly Member 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 Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee, June 7, 2017

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

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

Letter to Assembly Member 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 Senator 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 Senator Bob Wieckowski, Chair, Senate Environmental Quality Committee, June 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

Letter to Assembly Member Hernández, 03/24/2016

 

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

Letter to Assembly Member Ting, 04/01/2016

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

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

Letter to Assembly Member 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 Assembly Member 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 2530 (Gordon) – Recycling: beverage containers– SUPPORT

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

Letter to Assembly Member Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 07/22/2016

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

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

Letter to Assembly Member Gordon, 03/24/2016


 

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 Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, April 19, 2017

Letter to Senator 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 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 Assembly Member 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 Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, May 1, 2017

Letter to Senator 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 Assembly Member Rudy Salas, Chair, Assembly Business and Professions Committee, 06/27/2016

Letter to Assembly Member 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 Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee, 04/21/2016

SB 1043 (Allen) – Biogas and biomethane – SUPPORT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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