Governor Signs Bills Important to Bioenergy!!!

Governor Brown signed three bills over the weekend that will help to accelerate bioenergy development in California:

  • AB 1826 (Chesbro) requires recycling of commercial organic waste (diversion from landfills);
  • AB 1594 (Williams) phases out the diversion (recycling) credit for green waste that is used as Alternative Daily Cover on landfills; and
  • SB 498 (Lara) clarifies the definition of biomass conversion.

Read BAC’s Press Release applauding the Governor’s signing.

BAC strongly supported these bills and thanks the Governor and Legislature for enacting them.  To see BAC’s letters urging Governor Brown to support these bills, click below.

BAC Support for AB 1826 (Chesbro)

BAC Support for AB 1594 (Williams)

BAC Support for SB 498 (Lara)