TRUMP CONCERNS DOMINATE 48TH MANZANAR PILGRIMAGE

More than 2,000 gather at former Japanese American concentration camp.

Concern over the decisions coming out of the newly elected Trump Administration dominated this year’s Manzanar Pilgrimage program, where more than 2,000 people turned out. The annual pilgrimage was held on April 29 at the Manzanar National Historic Site in Inyo County.

Statement from Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) on U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s Report on ExxonMobil Torrance Refinery’s 2015 Explosion in Torrance

Torrance, CA - “The U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) findings about the 2015 explosion at the Torrance Refinery are both troubling and serious. According to the report, the refinery failed to put into place adequate safety procedures, update its equipment and train workers adequately. But the agency, unfortunately, cannot enforce their recommendations.

Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) speaks at press conference announcing Toyota’s “Project Portal,” a hydrogen fuel cell system for trucks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that produces zero emissions

Hydrogen fuel cell system will help environment and families around the ports

Torrance, CA – Today, Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) spoke at a press conference announcing Toyota’s “Project Portal,” a hydrogen fuel cell system for heavy-duty trucks at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.  The hydrogen fuel cell system will be a part of a feasibility study examining the potential of fuel cell technology in trucks, and will support the Ports’ Clean Air Action Plan.

Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) speaks at press conference announcing Toyota’s “Project Portal,” a hydrogen fuel cell system for trucks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that produces zero emissions

Hydrogen fuel cell system will help environment and families around the ports

Torrance, CA – Today, Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) spoke at a press conference announcing Toyota’s “Project Portal,” a hydrogen fuel cell system for heavy-duty trucks at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.  The hydrogen fuel cell system will be a part of a feasibility study examining the potential of fuel cell technology in trucks, and will support the Ports’ Clean Air Action Plan.

MURATSUCHI ADVANCES BILL ON CULTURALLY SENSITIVE SENIOR HEALTH CARE

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Bill 651, authored by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), passed the Assembly Health Committee on March 28 on a bipartisan vote of 11-1.

This bill strengthens the state attorney general’s oversight authority to preserve and promote culturally sensitive and language-appropriate health care for the state’s increasingly diverse seniors.

Muratsuchi Calls for Hydrofluoric Acid Ban at Refineries - The Rafu Shimpo

TORRANCE — Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) testified on Saturday at the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) hearing about his California Refinery Jobs and Safety Action Plan, which includes five Assembly bills that will improve public safety at all California refineries.