On December 12, AB&I hosted the quarterly meeting of the California Metals Coalition Roundtable. There were 25 industry professionals from around the East Bay area in attendance. Topics ranged from California's push to eliminate arbitration agreements and the metals sector environmental related rules to the 2020 Presidential election at the Assembly, Senate and local levels.
Solano County Supervisor and Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) Board Member Jim Spering was the guest speaker for the meeting. Jim stressed the importance of educating elected officials and BAAQMD members on the industry and how critical it is to our business. A plant tour led by Rich Watson followed the meeting.