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Progress in the Senate this Week


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.

The end of last week and into this week, our HB 1279 to ban toxic firefighting foam has worked its way through the Senate. On Thursday, April 25, local community members were able to testify to the Senate hearing since the weather cooperated unlike when we testified to the House committee and there was a mini blizzard. Molly Miller, Curtis Mitchell, Fran Silva- Blayney, Sharon Thompson, a representative from the state firefighter organization (I wasn't able to catch his name), Sonya Lunder, and I gave our three-minute testimonies and answered many questions from the committee. It ended with...

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