POLITICS AT THE SCAQMD

Changes have been made through the political process that have brought changes to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.  Many people hail the changes as a positive development, helping to bring some business sense to the board.  Others are freaking out believing that the changes are going to roll back the environmental activism of the governing body.

Earlier this week State Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon said he would introduce

Legislation designed to nullify the recent political shift.

The L.A. Times weighs in on this controversy and advocates taking a deep breath and not act in haste, stating “Before De León and other lawmakers start rewriting the law to readjust the balance of power on the board, they ought to make sure that today’s solution doesn’t become tomorrow’s problem.”

This is a fascinating political battle that has very “real world” implication for your business.  Click here to read the full op/ed.

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