After PG&E Falsified Records, Levine Measure to Improve Underground Gas Pipeline Safety Signed Into Law

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – In the wake of several natural gas pipeline disasters, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 1166 by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D- North Bay) into law, which will require natural gas utilities to supply “electronic positive response” to regional utility notification centers before excavations.  Regional utility notification centers are then required to make those responses ava

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