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Assemblymember O’Donnell’s bill funding Long Beach oil well cleanup signed by Governor

New law increases funding for removal of abandoned oil facilities in Long Beach Tidelands

(SACRAMENTO) A.B. 353, authored by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D–Long Beach), has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. This legislation will protect Long Beach and its Tidelands by setting aside money to cover the eventual costs of transitioning Long Beach oil operations without damaging the environment.

O’Donnell Statement Regarding SB 866

“I consider myself a pro-vaxxer and have been vaccinated, boosted and have had COVID-19 twice. Further, I support vaccination requirements for public health purposes. However, S.B. 866 is an overreach.