Welcome to the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Quality

Meets 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesdays at 9:30 A.M. in Room 3191

JURISDICTION: Bills relating to environmental quality, air quality, water quality, climate change,
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), waste management, pesticides, and hazardous materials.


While the Committee's physical office is closed due to COVID-19, staff is fully accessible via email and phone and tele-conferencing.

The Committee will not longer be accepting position letters by email. 
Please submit letters via the Advocacy Portal no later than noon, 9 days prior to hearing.

Submit Position Letter

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the directions below:

Advocacy Quick Reference Guide

    Currently no committee hearings have been scheduled for the month of April.  The committee will continue to accept letters submitted via the Advocacy Portal.

**Please see Position Letter tab above for additional information
regarding letter submission
Hearing Date Position Letters Due By 12pm via Advocacy Portal



Senator Benjamin Allen (Chair)
Senator Patricia C. Bates (Vice Chair)
Senator Brian Dahle
Senator Jerry Hill
Senator Nancy Skinner
Senator Henry I. Stern
Senator Bob Wieckowski

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