Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Support Urban Water Conservation in Los Angeles County

2021-07-27T14:52:32-07:00July 27th, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to support urban water conservation in Los Angeles County. "Given the latest Executive Order by Governor Gavin Newsom asking Californians to voluntarily reduce their water [...]

East Los Angeles Interim Ordinance to Enhance Public Health and Safety Protections

2021-06-22T12:53:00-07:00June 22nd, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, to establish an interim ordinance regulating automobile service stations and drive-through establishments in East Los Angeles. "New automobile service stations and drive-through establishments in East Los Angeles pose an immediate threat to the [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Metro Board Motion to Suspend Work on the 710 South Corridor Project Environmental Document

2021-05-27T20:08:26-07:00May 27th, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Vice Chair to the Metro Board, released the following statement after the Metro Board approved her motion to immediately suspend further work to advance the current 710 South Corridor Project EIR/EIS. “Communities in Southeast Los Angeles which I proudly represent have been subject [...]

Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Continue Legal Representation and Due Process Services for Immigrants

2021-05-18T13:16:24-07:00May 18th, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and co-authored by Supervisor Hahn that will ensure the continuation of legal representation and due process services for immigrants under the Los Angeles Justice Fund Pilot Program. “From our most [...]

New Appointment to the Watershed Area Steering Committee Community – Upper San Gabriel River

2021-05-18T12:07:20-07:00May 18th, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of Drew Ready, Senior Project Manager at Council for Watershed Health (CWH), to the Watershed Area Steering Committee Community - Upper San Gabriel River. “Everyone deserves access to safe, clean water, and many of the underserved communities I represent have unique [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Governor Newsom’s $454M Budget Proposal for Exide Clean-Up

2021-05-14T14:22:26-07:00May 14th, 2021|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $454 million dollar budget proposal to address environmental injustices caused by Exide. "The allocation of $454.4 million to address the Exide clean-up is an unprecedented action in our fight against Exide Technologies (Exide) [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Supporting Extended Producer Responsibility for Batteries

2021-03-23T12:30:41-07:00March 23rd, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board voted in favor of her motion to direct Los Angeles County’s legislative advocates in Sacramento to support SB 289, which would expand convenient battery recycling options for County Residents while reducing the risk of fires [...]

Los Angeles County to Support AB 1 – Reform of the State’s Department of Toxic Substances Control

2021-02-09T11:05:38-08:00February 9th, 2021|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County’s Legislative Advocates in Sacramento to support Assembly Bill (AB) 1, introduced by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, which includes necessary reforms to improve and increase [...]

Supervisor Solis’s Statement on Providing Testimony During the Oversight Hearing on State Audit of DTSC’s Exide Residential Cleanup

2020-11-16T16:04:18-08:00November 16th, 2020|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after providing testimony at an oversight hearing, convened by the State of California’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee and the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee, regarding the recent audit report of the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) progress to clean [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Allowing Exide to Abandon Toxic Battery Recycling Facility in Vernon

2020-10-16T17:36:56-07:00October 16th, 2020|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware ruled that Exide Technologies may abandon its shuttered battery recycling facility in Vernon, leaving California taxpayers to pay for the massive cleanup of lead and other toxic pollutants at the site and in surrounding East and [...]

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