Senator Dianne Feinstein

State California
Party Democratic
Terms 4th
Committees Appropriations; Judiciary; Rules and Administration; Select Committee on Intelligence (Chair)
Quote "California is home to some of the most striking vistas and significant environmental resources in the world—from the incomparable beauty of Lake Tahoe to the rugged landscapes of the Mojave Desert. During her time in the Senate, Senator Feinstein has worked to preserve those and other natural resources in California and across the country for the enjoyment of future generations."


Leadership: Senator Dianne Feinstein has supported a wide variety of environmental laws during her four terms representing California. She enacted the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act and the California Desert Protection Act to protect quintessential California ecosystems. Senator Feinstein has also advocated for a new CALFED framework to improve California’s water supply and pushed for restoration and conservation of the San Francisco Bay Salt Ponds and surrounding ecosystems. She is an accomplished lawmaker with a record of environmental success and support behind her, bringing over $17 million to the San Francisco Bay Area for restoration and water quality improvements.

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