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SB 535

Set aside money from cap and trade revenues to mitigate climate change in disadvantaged communities

STATUS: Signed by Governor Brown, 9/30/12

This bill set asides a portion of money collected from cap and trade revenue to be placed in the California Healthy Air Revitalization Trust which will dedicate the money to programs and projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the direct health effects of climate change for the most impacted and disadvantaged communities. More information on SB 535

Sponsoring Organizations: Coalition for Clean Air

Supporters (partial list):
Breathe California
California League of Conservation Voters
California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
Catholic Charities, Stockton Diocese
Coalition for Clean Air
Environment California
Environmental Defense Fund
Greenlining Institute
Los Angeles Bicycle Coalition
Natural Resources Defense Council
Sierra Club California
TransForm
Trust for Public Lands

Opponents (partial list):
American Council of Engineering Companies
California Building Industry Association
California Chamber of Commerce
California Farm Bureau Federation
California Manufacturers & Technology Association
California Retailers Association

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