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 the California Cleanup Fund including greater agency interaction, greater transparency, clarification of cost reimbursement and the Cleanup Fund sunset date. The concerns raised by CORE were well received by the committee.
Purposes of CORE
- Create & support solutions to funding necessary for groundwater investigation and remediation
- Encourage site closures based on sound science
- Provide accurate information and knowledge