California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued guidance to local governments on how to prioritize environmental justice in land use planning, as required by a Senate bill passed in 2016. The guidance includes best practices, resources, and tools on topics including community engagement; reduction of pollution-related health impacts; and development of policies to facilitate safe living conditions, access to public green spaces and amenities, and access to healthy food. It also includes over 120 real-world examples of policies from across the state.
- Documents: CA Press ReleaseGuidance
- Document Type: Other Press Releases/Statements
- States: California
- Issues: Clean Air & Climate Climate Climate Adaptation & Resilience Climate Resilience Environmental Justice Fossil Fuels Greenhouse Gas Emissions Oil and Gas Public Health Water
- Era: Non-Federal
- Action Type: Other