FPA Signs Coalition Letter Sent to the California Senate Appropriations Committee in Opposition to AB 2026 (Friedman) as Amended June 23, 2022

The California Chamber of Commerce and the organizations listed respectfully oppose AB 2026 (Friedman) as amended on June 23, 2022, which is the most current version of the bill in print. As you know, the Legislature recently passed SB 54, which creates the most comprehensive packaging and plastics related recycling and waste reduction laws in the United States. SB 54 will set recycling rate requirements for plastic packaging; require the producer responsibility organization (PRO) to meet a 25% “source reduction” requirement; and require producers to support a $500 million environmental mitigation fund.

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