Welcome to the Committee on Natural Resources

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdiction includes air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste and recycling.

The Natural Resources Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 164 and phone number is (916) 319-2092.

Assembly Member Luz M. Rivas, Chair

Assembly Member Luz M. Rivas,
Chair of the Natural Resources Committee

Assembly Member Heath Flora, Vice Chair

Assembly Member Heath Flora,
Vice Chair of the Natural Resources Committee

Support and Opposition Letters are due six calendar days prior to a hearing.
**Letters for the May 5 hearing are due on Friday, April 30 by 2pm.
For information on how to submit a position letter please see the 

Important COVID-19 Information

The public will have the ability to participate in committee hearings by offering comment in the following ways:

  • The Capitol will be open for attendance of this hearing; however, due to guidance on physical distancing, seating for the hearings will be minimal for the press and public. In-person attendance is not recommended. All are encouraged to watch the hearings from their livestream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.
  • Remote Testimony Station location:
    • Sacramento – State Capitol Park - North steps
  • Written testimony before the hearing via the position letter portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Natural Resources Committee
1020 N Street, Room 164
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.2092 phone
916.319.2192 fax
Members & Staff

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