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Statement: California Assembly approves bill to tackle wasteful plastic packaging from online shopping

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -The California State Assembly passed legislation (AB 2026) with a 41-26 vote Thursday evening to reduce the unnecessary use of plastic packaging in online shopping. If approved by the California Senate and signed by the Governor, this would be a first in the nation law aimed at limiting single-use plastic waste generated from online shopping. 

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Statement: California Senate approves bill to hasten clean energy adoption

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The California State Senate passed legislation (SB 1020) with a 30:8 vote Thursday to hasten the adoption of clean electricity. If approved by the California Assembly and signed by the Governor, this would be a big step in moving California along the path to 100% renewable energy by 2045, as required by SB 100, a law which was passed in 2018.

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Statement: Assembly passes legislation to limit bee-killing neonics pesticide

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Assembly passed legislation (AB 2146) by a 45:14 vote this afternoon to ban most non-agricultural uses of the neonicotinoid, commonly known as neonics, class of pesticides.

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