Partly sunny
45.9 ° F
Full Weather
Sponsored By:

Transportation Leaders Approve Measure To Fight Toxic Air Pollution From Diesels

Sponsored by:

A measure by Jenny Oropeza to crack down on toxic emissions, exposure and risk from diesel sources late Monday passed its first policy hearing by the Assembly Transportation Committee 8-4.

The Bill would define “diesel magnet sources” of pollution to include airports, seaports, rail yards and distribution centers.

Specifically the measure by Oropeza would require these sources to inventory their toxic releases, conduct risk assessments, notify the affected community and come up with ways to reduce exposure.

The bill will now face fiscal review by the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

Use the myMotherLode.com Keyword Search to go straight to a specific page

Popular Pages

  • Local News
  • Fire Info
  • Weather
  • Dining Guide
  • Classifieds
  • Events
  • Movies
  • Tourism
  • Polls
  • Traffic
  • Media
  • Real Estate
Feedback