SB 827: Power play undermines courts and clean air

 
CLCV Opposed
Passed Senate 27-9 (9/12/09)
Passed Assembly 45-21 (9/12/09)
Signed by the Governor

When a court found that the South Coast Air Quality Management District was violating the California Environmental Quality Act by awarding emission credits that were reserved for small businesses and essential public services to new power plants, the district decided to go around the law rather than comply with it. The end product of a very complicated and unsavory legislative process was SB 827 (Wright), which abrogates the court decision that found the air district in violation of CEQA and requires the district to use emission credits that may well result in an increase of air pollution in the nation’s dirtiest air basin.

Issue: 
Air Quality
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Abel Maldonado R
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Alex Padilla D
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Bob Dutton R
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Bob Huff R
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Curren Price D
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Darrell Steinberg D
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Dave Cogdill R
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Dave Cox R
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Dean Florez D
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Denise Ducheny D
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Dennis Hollingsworth R
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George Runner R
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Gil Cedillo D
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Gloria Romero D
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Jeff Denham R
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Jenny Oropeza D
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John Benoit R
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Lois Wolk D
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Lou Correa D
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Mark Wyland R
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Mimi Walters R
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Rod Wright D
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Ron Calderon D
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Roy Ashburn R
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Sam Aanestad R
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Tom Harman R
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Tony Strickland R
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Alan Lowenthal D
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Carol Liu D
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Ellen Corbett D
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Fran Pavley D
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Leland Yee D
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Loni Hancock D
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Mark DeSaulnier D
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Mark Leno D
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Pat Wiggins D
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Christine Kehoe D
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Elaine Alquist D
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Gloria Negrete McLeod D
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Joe Simitian D
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Anthony Adams R
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Audra Strickland R
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Bill Berryhill R
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Bill Emmerson R
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Bob Blumenfield D
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Brian Nestande R
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Cameron Smyth R
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Cathleen Galgiani D
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Charles Calderon D
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Chuck DeVore R
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Connie Conway R
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Curt Hagman R
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Dan Logue R
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Danny Gilmore R
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Diane Harkey R
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Edward P. Hernandez D
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Felipe Fuentes D
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Isadore Hall D
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Jean Fuller R
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Jeff Miller R
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Jim Nielsen R
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Jim Silva R
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Joe Coto D
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Joel Anderson R
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Jose Solorio D
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Kevin Jeffries R
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Martin Garrick R
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Mary Hayashi D
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Mike Davis D
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Mike Villines R
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Nathan Fletcher R
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Paul Cook R
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Roger Niello R
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Sam Blakeslee R
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Sandré Swanson D
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Steve Knight R
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Steven Bradford D
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Ted Gaines R
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Ted Lieu D
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Tom Berryhill R
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Tom Torlakson D
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Tony Mendoza D
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V. Manuel Pérez D
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Van Tran R
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Wilmer Amina Carter D
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Alyson Huber D
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Anna Caballero D
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Anthony Portantino D
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Bill Monning D
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Bonnie Lowenthal D
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Fiona Ma D
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Ira Ruskin D
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Jared Huffman D
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Jerry Hill D
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Jim Beall D
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Joan Buchanan D
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John A. Pérez D
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Juan Arambula I
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Julia Brownley D
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Mariko Yamada D
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Mary Salas D
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Mike Feuer D
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Nancy Skinner D
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Pedro Nava D
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Tom Ammiano D
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Wesley Chesbro D
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Alberto Torrico D
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Dave Jones D
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Hector De La Torre D
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Karen Bass D
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Kevin de León D
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Lori Saldaña D
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Marty Block D
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Mike Eng D
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Noreen Evans D
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Norma Torres D
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Paul Fong D
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Paul Krekorian D
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Warren Furutani D
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