2017 House Bill 4258

Require “disparate impact” study for new industrial facilities

Introduced in the House

Feb. 21, 2017

Introduced by Rep. Stephanie Chang (D-6)

To require applicants for an air pollution discharge permit in a zip code with 35 or more active permits to perform a “disparate impact” study that incorporates the cumulative effect of all the permit holders in the area, and require a public hearing before a new permit is issued.

Referred to the Committee on Energy Policy