The South Coast Air Quality board says it plans to introduce more industry-friendly pollution rules.
And one Senate leader has pledged to combat their intiatives.
State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León says he will sponsor legislation to prevent a rollback of the environmental gains that California has made in recent years.
For more on this, Take Two's Alex Cohen spoke with Tony Barboza. He covers air quality and the environment for the Los Angeles Times.
To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above.