(State Senator Ben Hueso Bill)....SB 580 has been approved by the California State Senate Committee on Transportation.

The vote was unanimous. The bill tasks CalTrans with conducting a study assessing the feasibility, cost effectiveness and lifecycle environmental benefits of including recycled plastics in asphalt used for the construction and repair of a state highway or road. The idea for the Senate Bill was brought to Senator Hueso by students from Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista