Governor Brown Takes Action to Increase Zero-Emission Vehicles, Fund New Climate InvestmentsLeave a Comment
Jan 26 2018 see full news release here
….California Climate Investments projects include affordable housing, renewable energy, public transportation, zero-emission vehicles, environmental restoration, more sustainable agriculture and recycling, among other projects. At least 35 percent of these investments are made in disadvantaged and low-income communities….
The $1.25 billion climate investment plan can be found here.
Some specifics include:
- Healthy and Resilient Forests (p 5)—$160 million of Cap and Trade funding for the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to support forest improvement, fire prevention, and fuel reduction projects.
- Healthy Soils (p 10): Includes $5m in the budget and another $9 m from SB5 (the new bond measure) for a total of $14m.