SB 974: Ports, pollution, & cleaner communities (2008)

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Assembly 57-12 (8/25/08)
Passed Senate 25-12 (8/31/08)
Vetoed by the Governor

Fifty percent of all ship-borne imports into the U.S. pas through the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland. The ship, rail and truck traffic in and out of the ports, as well as extensive in-port equipment, generates massive amounts of air pollution that heavily impacts surrounding communities. SB 974 (Lowenthal) would have established a fee of $30 per container (20-foot equivalent) that passes through the three ports, with fee revenues used equally to improve infrastructure and reduce traffic congestion in port corridors and to reduce air pollution from the ports.

Issue: 
Air Quality
Issue: 
Global Warming
Issue: 
Transportation
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Sam Aanestad R
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Dick Ackerman R
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Elaine Alquist D
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Roy Ashburn R
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Jim Battin R
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Charles Calderon D
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Gil Cedillo D
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Dave Cogdill R
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Ellen Corbett D
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Lou Correa D
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Dave Cox R
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Jeff Denham R
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Denise Ducheny D
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Bob Dutton R
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Dean Florez D
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Tom Harman R
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Dennis Hollingsworth R
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Christine Kehoe D
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Sheila Kuehl D
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Alan Lowenthal D
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Michael Machado D
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Abel Maldonado R
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Bob Margett R
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Tom McClintock R
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Carole Migden D
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Gloria Negrete McLeod D
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Jenny Oropeza D
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Alex Padilla D
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Don Perata D
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Mark Ridley-Thomas D
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Gloria Romero D
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George Runner R
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Jack Scott D
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Joe Simitian D
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Darrell Steinberg D
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Tom Torlakson D
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Edward Vincent D
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Pat Wiggins D
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Mark Wyland R
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Leland Yee D
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Anthony Adams R
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Greg Aghazarian R
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Joel Anderson R
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Juan Arambula I
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Karen Bass D
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Jim Beall D
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John Benoit R
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Patty Berg D
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Bill Berryhill R
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Sam Blakeslee R
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Julia Brownley D
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Anna Caballero D
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Charles Calderon D
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Wilmer Amina Carter D
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Paul Cook R
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Joe Coto D
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Mike Davis D
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Hector De La Torre D
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Kevin de León D
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Mark DeSaulnier D
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Mike Duvall R
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Bill Emmerson R
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Mike Eng D
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Noreen Evans D
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Mike Feuer D
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Felipe Fuentes D
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Jean Fuller R
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Warren Furutani D
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Ted Gaines R
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Cathleen Galgiani D
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Bonnie Garcia R
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Martin Garrick R
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Loni Hancock D
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Mary Hayashi D
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Edward P. Hernandez D
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Jerome Horton D
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Guy Houston R
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Bob Huff R
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Jared Huffman D
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Kevin Jeffries R
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Dave Jones D
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Dave Jones D
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Betty Karnette D
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Rick Keene R
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Paul Krekorian D
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John Laird D
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Doug LaMalfa R
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Mark Leno D
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Lloyd Levine D
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Sally Lieber D
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Ted Lieu D
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Fiona Ma D
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Bill Maze R
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Tony Mendoza D
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Gene Mullin D
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Alan Nakanishi R
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Pedro Nava D
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Roger Niello R
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Fabian Núñez D
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Nicole Parra D
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George Plescia R
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Anthony Portantino D
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Curren Price D
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George Runner R
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Ira Ruskin D
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Mary Salas D
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Lori Saldaña D
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Jim Silva R
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Cameron Smyth R
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Jose Solorio D
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Nell Soto D
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Todd Spitzer R
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Audra Strickland R
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Sandré Swanson D
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Alberto Torrico D
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Van Tran R
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Mike Villines R
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Mimi Walters R
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Lois Wolk D
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