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Advocacy Resources

Sustainability & Environmental Resources

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AGC of California’s New Sustainability Task Force Initiative

AGC of California is excited to announce the formation of its Sustainability Task Force. This task force is a crucial step toward identifying the positive role our industry can play in addressing sustainability, and climate change.

The sustainability Task Force will focus on aligning a shared vision and mission, ensuring that all members are working towards common goals. Key discussion points will include defining our advocacy efforts to influence sustainable practices within the industry, brainstorming practical solutions to improve sustainability across all aspects of construction, and developing a comprehensive Sustainability Task Force paper. This foundational document will clearly state the short and long-term goals of the Association as they relate to climate change, sustainability, industry regulations, and the specific needs and challenges of California.

The task force will comprise 15-20 dedicated individuals from member companies who are passionate about making a positive impact and driving our industry toward sustainable solutions. Their expertise and commitment will be crucial as we work together for a more environmentally friendly State.

The launch of the Sustainability Task Force reflects AGC of California’s unwavering commitment to leading the construction industry toward a more sustainable future.

For more information on AGC of California Sustainability Task Force please reach out to Brian Mello, at Mellob@agc-ca.org

Environmental Policy Efforts

AGC of California works diligently to advocate on behalf of our members and the construction industry with a variety of California environmental agencies. We utilize the relationships we have built and are active in the rule-making process to strengthen the development of our state and shape policy. We regularly attend working groups, workshops, and public hearings to stay informed on incoming regulations that may impact our members and the industry. We provide verbal and written comments during open comment periods to actively shape policy. Additionally, we collaborate with our members through internal working groups to ensure their voices are heard.

Read below to learn more about our advocacy efforts on specific regulations.

California Air Resources Board (CARB) 

Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF)

CARB adopted the Advanced Clean Fleets regulation Friday, April 28, 2023. It will go into effect January 1, 2024.

In-Use Off-Road Diesel Regulation

On November 17, 2022, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) passed the amendments to the regulation with staff making 15-day changes. The amendments will go into effect starting January 1, 2024, for large and medium fleets and January 1, 2028 for small fleets.

Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) II

On August 25, 2022, the California Air Resources Board held a second public hearing to consider the proposed Advanced Clean Cars II regulation. The OAL approved the rulemaking and filed with the Secretary of State on November 30, 2022. The effective date of this regulation is November 30, 2022.

Scoping Plan

Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

Amendments to Rule 9-6: Nitrogen Oxides Emissions from Natural Gas-fired Boilers and Water Heaters

On February 6, 2023 the Bay Area Air Quality Management District adopted the amendments to Rule 9-6, Nitrogen Oxides Emissions from Natural Gas-fired Boilers and Water Heaters.

State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)

Construction General Permit (CGP)

On September 8, 2022 the State Water Resources Control Board voted to pass the updated Construction Stormwater General Permit Order 2022-0057-DWQ.

South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)

2022 Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP)

On December 2, 2022, the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (AQMD) Governing Board voted to pass the 2022 Air Quality Management Plan.

Rule 403.2 – Fugitive Dust from Large Roadway Projects

On June 3, 2022 the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (AQMD) Governing Board voted to pass the Proposed Rule 403.2 ‘Fugitive Dust from Large Roadway Projects’. This rule went into effect six months after the adoption on December 3, 2022.

California State Agencies and Offices

Federal Government Agencies and Offices

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