Category Archives: CA UST Fund

CORE Supports AB1701 at Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee Hearing

During the March 19, 2012 Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee of the California General Assembly hearing chaired by Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski, CORE expressed its support for AB1701 and introduced other concerns in the spirit of the bill as it relates to … Continue reading

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CORE Succeeds – UST Fund Gets Extra $180M for Two More Years

On October 8, 2011, Governor Brown signed a bill that will support more UST cleanups across California. AB291 adds $90M to the UST Cleanup Fund (Fund) in both 2012 and 2013. AB291 is the only bill in 2011 to have … Continue reading

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CORE statement at Nov. 30, 2011 hearing of California Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials

ASSEMBLY CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY AND TOXIC MATERIALS BOB WIECKOWSKI, CHAIR OVERSIGHT OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK CLEAN-UP: PROGRESS AND OPPORTUNITIES Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 San Jose Statement of CORE Environmental Foundation, Inc. and CORE Environmental Reform, Inc. … Continue reading

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AB291 On Its Way to the CA Senate Floor

This is a quick update on AB291 (Wieckowski) and CORE’s efforts to extend AB1188, Ruskin’s 2009 statute adding 6/10ths of a cent/gallon fee to the UST Cleanup Fund. On June 27, draft legislation AB291 passed its fourth hurdle, the Senate Environmental Quality … Continue reading

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11th Annual CCGO-CORE Sacramento Drive-In on June 22, 2010

As part of the 11th Annual CCGO-CORE Sacramento Drive-In on June 22, 2010, here are the delegates and dignitaries: Mark Magargee (CORE), Jim Arnold (Director, CORE), Tim Parker (CCGO), Ira Ruskin (Assemblymember), Jim Jacobs (Pres. CCGO/CORE), and Peter Hartnett (Sr. Staff in … Continue reading

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