2021 - Assembly Bill 1508 (Flora, Heath), Agriculture: Whole Orchard Recycling: Carbon Offset Credits and Healthy Soils (2-Year)
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Would require CARB to develop a carbon offset credit for whole orchard recycling. The bill would appropriate an unspecified sum from the General Fund to California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for purposes of providing grants to the University of California Agriculture & Natural Resources division and the California State University for research to assess the co-benefits from healthy soil practices. Was not heard in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.