California Senate Passes 100% Clean Energy and Environmental Protection Bills

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate voted today to pass SB 100, a bill that puts California on a path to 100 percent clean renewable energy by the year 2045.  Press availability to be held following the vote. 

Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D – Los Angeles) and Senators will also address reports that President Trump plans to pull the United States out of the landmark Paris Climate Accord. 

“We woke up this morning to extremely upsetting news – that the President intends to withdraw from the Paris agreement.” Senator de León said. “That’s why California’s leadership is critical.  We’re showing the way forward, and we’re sending a clear message to the rest of the world  that no president, no matter how desperately the try to ignore reality, can halt our progress.”

When: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Where:  Outside Senate Chambers

Who:                       

Senate Leader Kevin de León

Senator Hannah Beth Jackson (D – Santa Barbara)

Senator Henry Stern (D – Agoura Hills)

Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica)

More Information:

Click here to watch a livestream of the news conference.

Visit the Preserve California website

SacBee – Editorial: California is right not to let Trump wreck the environment

Mercury News – Editorial: California must fight Trump on the environment

New York Times: Fighting Trump on Climate, California Becomes a Global Force

 

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