California Hazardous Waste Program Needs Modernizing, Streamlining, Not Piecemeal Approach

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a coalition seeking to develop a comprehensive solution to address Californians’ legitimate concerns about the hazardous waste program. The CalChamber and coalition are opposing four bills to

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CalChamber Urges President to Sign Landmark Water Legislation

On Friday, the U.S. Senate voted 78-21 to pass CalChamber-supported federal water legislation, the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN) that will greatly benefit California and the Western United States by promoting

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California Supreme Court Rejects ‘New Project’ Test; State Agencies to Determine If Additional Environmental Review Needed

The California Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that subsequent changes to a development project which has already been subject to review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is not subject to an independent

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CalChamber-Led Coalition Continues Push to Clarify Draft Prop. 65 Warning Rules

A coalition led by the California Chamber of Commerce continues to highlight “unclear and ambiguous” sections of draft changes to the state’s Proposition 65 warning regulations. In response to coalition concerns, the state Office

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Language Increasing Permit Processing Costs Inserted into Budget Trailer Bills

California Chamber of Commerce-opposed language that significantly increases permit processing costs has been inserted into two budget trailer bills, which have been designated as job killers. Both AB 1611 (Committee on Budget) and SB

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