Almond State Legislative Issues Tracking

February 2023

Nitrates

Nitrates. AB 1  Water quality: integrated plan: Salinas Valley by Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas).  This bill would appropriate $2,000,000 to the state board for use by the Greater Monterey County Regional Water Management Group to develop an integrated plan to address the drinking water and wastewater needs of disadvantaged communities in the Salinas Valley whose waters have been affected by waste discharges, thereby making an appropriation. The bill would require the management group to consult with specified entities and to submit to the Legislature by January 1, 2016, the plan developed by the group. Status: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (February 12, 2013)

Nitrates. AB 21 Safe Drinking Water Small Community Emergency Grant Fund by Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas.) This bill would authorize the department to assess a specified annual charge in lieu of interest on loans for water projects made pursuant to the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, and deposit that money into the Safe Drinking Water Small Community Emergency Grant Fund, which the bill would create in the State Treasury. The bill would authorize the department to expend the money for grants for specified water projects that serve disadvantaged and severely disadvantaged communities, thereby making an appropriation. Status: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (February 12, 2013).

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