Governor Brown signs Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva’s AB 221 to encourage recycling
SACRAMENTO, CA– Today, Governor Jerry Brown singed an important piece of legislation in the continuing fight for improved environmental quality.
Assembly Bill 221, authored by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton), states the environmental benefits of recycling reclaimed concrete materials when making new concrete. The bill was passed by the legislature in August with bipartisan support and was supported by California Construction and Industrial Materials Association, California Construction and Trucking Association and the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees. This piece of legislation reaffirms these organizations’ commitment in complying with best practices for recycling concrete.
Source: Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva