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AB 2953 – Local Agencies Must Utilize Technologies And Techniques To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission When Maintaining And Rehabilitating Streets And Highways
Assembly Bill 2953 requires local agencies that have jurisdiction over a street or highway, to the extent feasible and cost-effective, to utilize advanced technologies and material recycling techniques that reduce the cost of maintaining and rehabilitating streets and highways and that exhibit reduced levels of greenhouse gas emissions through material choice and construction method, such as the use of recycled base and subbase materials, reclaimed asphalt pavement and reclaimed aggregate, fly ash, returned plastic concrete, and other materials in concrete as set forth the Department of Transportation Standard Plans. This requirement is not applicable to special districts or cities with a population equal to or less than 25,000 people or counties with a population equal to or less than 100,000 people based on the most recent census.
(AB 2953 add Section 42704.6 to the Public Resources Code.)