SB 1387:

Reforming South Coast Air Quality Management District board

Author: Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León

A new polluter-friendly majority on the board of the powerful South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is attempting to roll back the district's clean air policies, sparking major concerns, especially among the poor communities of color disproportionately affected by the region's dirty air. SB 1387 (De León) would have added three representatives from environmental justice communities to the SCAQMD board, expanding the board from 13 to 16 members, and would have increased state regulators’ power over the district’s Regional Clean Air Incentives Market.

Bill info from the legislature



Passed Senate 22-13
Failed Assembly 30-36

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted positively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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