COUNCILWOMAN LINDSEY P. HORVATH CALLS ON STATE SENATOR BOB HERTZBERG TO SUPPORT GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S CLIMATE PRIORITIES AND PASS SB1137
Councilwoman Lindsey P. Horvath Announces Support for Governor Newsom’s Climate Priorities, Urges Supervisorial Candidate Bob Hertzberg to Pass SB1137 Before End of Session.
LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Councilwoman Lindsey P. Horvath expressed her support for Governor Newsom’s sweeping climate priorities, and urges the California State Legislature to pass SB1137, authored by State Senators Gonzalez and Limón, and Assemblymembers Bryan, Muratsuchi, and Bloom.
SB1137 would codify mandatory 3,200 feet setbacks for any new oil drilling projects throughout California, protecting the health and well-being of families in hundreds of communities.
“I wholeheartedly support Senators Gonzalez and Limón, and Assemblymembers Bryan, Muratsuchi, and Bloom, in their efforts to create health protection zones around any new oil drilling sites throughout California,” said Councilwoman Lindsey P. Horvath. “While it is not a surprise that I am joining our state leaders in supporting this bill, it is also no surprise that my opponent – the head honcho of our state’s “Polluter Caucus” – has not expressed his public support for it.”
“Unlike my opponent, I have not accepted over a quarter of a million dollars from the fossil fuel industry. We have to ask whether Senator Hertzberg will really be an independent voice in LA County, or if he is going to continue catering to demands from his special interest backers – this time, the fossil fuel industry.
The legislature has until August 31 to send this critical bill to Governor Newsom’s desk. Councilwoman Lindsey P. Horvath is competing against State Senator Bob Hertzberg in the race for Los Angeles County Supervisor, District 3.