Levine Measure to Prioritize the Environment and Public Health Over Oil Industry Profits Approved by State Legislature

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In the wake of several domestic oil drilling disasters, including the nearly 240,000 gallons of crude oil recently spilled in Kern County by Chevron, the California State Senate today gave final approval to AB 1440 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D – Marin County), which would for the first time in a generation, prioritize public health and the environment when making future o