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Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

Author: Dan Jacobson

Senior Advisor

(916) 446-8062 ext. 305

Started on staff: 1988
B.A., Franklin and Marshall University

Dan provides campaign strategy and policy guidance for Environment California's program and organizational plans.  He has successfully advocated for the passage of dozens of bills into law, including measures to ban toxic chemicals, bring 1 million solar roofs to California, and commit the state to divest from coal. He ran the campaign for SB 100, California’s law setting a goal of 100% clean energy by 2045. Dan was named one of Capitol Weekly’s “Top 100 Lobbyists” in California in 2008. 

The policy statement is expected to go to the full Council as early as next week, on Weds 4/11 or Fri 4/13. WE WILL NEED RERESENTATION AT THE COUNCIL MEETING!

LA council moves ahead on ban of paper and plastic bags

As you have seen the LA Times has editorialized in favor of banning single use plastic bags from the grocery store (click here Plastic bags are an environmental menace - Los Angeles Times) . Thousands of people have called, emailed, and written to thier city coucilor to ban single use plastic bags.
Unfortunatley out of state plastic bag companies are lobbying hard to kill this measure. See their statement here Statement From American Progressive Bag Alliance Regarding Los Angeles City's ... Now more than ever we need people to stand up to the polluters and say no to single use plastic bags.

Dan Jacobson
Senior Advisor

Author: Dan Jacobson

Senior Advisor

(916) 446-8062 ext. 305

Started on staff: 1988
B.A., Franklin and Marshall University

Dan provides campaign strategy and policy guidance for Environment California's program and organizational plans.  He has successfully advocated for the passage of dozens of bills into law, including measures to ban toxic chemicals, bring 1 million solar roofs to California, and commit the state to divest from coal. He ran the campaign for SB 100, California’s law setting a goal of 100% clean energy by 2045. Dan was named one of Capitol Weekly’s “Top 100 Lobbyists” in California in 2008.