CA Assembly bill would increase penalties for air quality violations by refineries
KQED Morning Edition – Ted Goldberg Reports, April 18, 2022
[Later: the bill was “Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.”]
Bill Analysis, by the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources:
THIS BILL increases the maximum civil penalty applicable to a refinery for discharging air pollutants in violation of Section 41700, without regard to intent or injury, from $10,000 per day to $30,000 for the initial date of the violation, or $100,000 for the initial date of a second violation within 12 months, subject to conditions… [MORE]
The Bill’s text, history, status: AB-1897, Nonvehicular air pollution control: refineries: penalties
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