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House Bill 1279 Passes House Environmental Committee


April 17, 2019

Liz Rosenbaum, a community activist, is the founder and chairperson of the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition. See the coalition's page on Facebook for regular updates shared by Liz and other members.

Our House Bill 1279 passed with eight yes votes and two no votes Thursday April 11, in the Energy and Environmental Committee. And at the end this week it will be heard by the Senate, the day will be determined Tuesday.

I was able to present on behalf of the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition and community members about the health effects we have been dealing with because of the AFFF Toxic Fire Fighting Foam contamination from the 1970's to 2015. Fran Sylva-Blayney presented on behalf of the Fountain Creek Watershed and the Sierra Club.

Other presenters included: state representat...

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