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California Policymakers Fail To Secure Deals On Key Environmental Bills

September 16, 2019
California lawmakers wrapped up their 2019 legislative session Sept. 13 but without securing the environmental deals many were seeking, with Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) pledging to veto a bill locking in Obama-era standards and the legislature failing to vote on another bill setting landmark plastic recycling standards. The dual failures have left environmentalists disappointed and hoping that lawmakers will renew their efforts to advance some of the policies early next year while industry groups are generally pleased that the two...

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