SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), Chair of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee, introduced a two bill package today to strengthen California’s management of harmful algal blooms, which release toxins in recreational lakes and drinking water reservoirs.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) introduced AB 762 to require local health agencies to post advisories at California water bodies depicting the amount of fish caught there that people can safely eat.
SACRAMENTO – Hazardous waste must be disposed of properly to protect public health and the environment. Today, Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) introduced AB 733, which will enable California to identify this waste more humanely and accurately.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), Chair of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee, introduced AJR 8 to request federal assistance in removing invasive nutria from California’s wetlands and waterways.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) will force the California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) to put critical protections in place to keep workers safe from lead exposure.
Paul Netter, Southern California Edison
Southern California Edison, like other California utilities that experience hundreds of metallic-balloon-caused power outages and their potential hazards yearly, will find out, thanks to a new state law.
HAYWARD – In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) and the Hayward Animal Shelter hosted their fourth annual “All Fur Love” pet adoption event. Free pet adoptions were offered to qualified homes. Through their combined efforts many shelter pets were able to find forever homes this past Saturday.
WHO: Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety &Toxic Materials
WHAT: Briefing: Zero-Carbon Grid by 2045
SACRAMENTO – Today, in a joint hearing, the Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committee, chaired by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), along with the Senate Environmental Quality Committee, chaired by Senator Ben Allen (D- Santa Monica), will ask the State Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and other experts to evaluate how well the state’s Green Chemistry Progr