Loni Hancock has sustained a strong commitment to environmental protection throughout her career.
While in the Assembly, Loni Hancock served as Chair of the Committee on Natural Resources for four years. In this role, she led efforts to pass historic environmental legislation that would protect open space, expand recycling, and promote healthy city-infill strategies. She also carried important legislation to monitor polluted brownfields throughout California.
Senator Hancock currently serves on the Environmental Quality Committee, which oversees legislation relating to air and water quality, waste management and toxic substances, among other environmental issues.