We want to talk with candidates for city council districts (CDs) 1 and 9! We have invited all certified candidates to join us for one-on-one conversations focused on sustainability. There are only two certified candidates in each of these races, so the races will be decided in the June 7 primary.
Do you have a question for one of the candidates? You can add it here and, time permitting, might be able to ask it yourself!
We will also talk about green hydrogen, and our representatives will vote on Council File 22-0255, which the NCSA energy committee recommends we support. The motion proposes that the Department of Water and Power and the Port of Los Angeles submit a proposal to the Department of Energy for funding for a green hydrogen hub to power hard-to-electrify industries, with provisions for nitrogen oxides (NOx) and other emissions monitoring.
See the motion here.
To learn more:
Check out our fact sheet.
You can also see our energy committee minutes.
Check out what LADWP has to say on green hydrogen, and listen to the conversation at the
May 5 City Council Energy, Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and River Committee.
(Public comments start at 0:03:00; the conversation starts at 0:59:00.)
Check out what the California Environmental Justice Alliance, the Sierra Club, and Food & Water Watch
have to say about the motion.
And the Sierra Club's position on hydrogen overall is explained here.
And here is our fact sheet on biofuels—an oldy but a goody!
Joining the conversation will be:
Dan Kegel, NCSA energy committee chair
Francis Yang, organizing representative, Sierra Club
Paul Lee, energy policy analyst, Mayor's Office of Sustainability
A recording of the event is on our YouTube channel here.
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