Key meeting on refinery pollution at BAAQMD on June 1

On Wednesday, June 1st, the Stationary Source Committee of BAAQMD (Bay Area Air Quality Management District) will meet to hear their staff's proposal to regulate all Bay Area refinery emissions of toxic and greenhouse gas pollutants.  The Community-Worker proposal for enforceable, numerical caps on emissions is being considered in their rule-making proposal.

Another meeting of the full Board of the the Air District, with our rep Katie Rice there, will happen on June 15th. It is expected that this will be where the full Board will hear and vote on what the Stationary Source Committee votes to recommend. This will be an important meeting as well, but first let's see if we can all turn out to support the numerical cap proposal that most closely reflects the goals expressed in the resolution passed by the full Board at June of 2014. 

The belief and hope is that the Community-Worker Proposal for these caps will be voted on and not again delayed or circimvented by the full Board on June 15th, or at least before their August recess.

Background information is below if you want to come and give public comment:

  Core message summarized HERE

  Community-Worker Emission Caps Proposal (One-pager with endorsers) HERE  - Note 350Marin endorses through 350 Bay Area

  Fracktracker Alliance April 28th report on "How Refineries Make Us Sick"  HERE

  Workers' Union Local 5 Support Letter HERE





June 01, 2016 at 9:30am - 12:30pm
BAAQMD offices
939 Ellis St
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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Ken Jones · · 415 935-9030

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