Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order on Actions in Response to COVID-19

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The order extends a waiver that allows retailers to temporarily pause in-store redemption of beverage containers to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The order also temporarily suspends the requirement for recycling centers to hold a minimum number of hours of operation.

The text of the Governor’s executive order can be found here and a copy can be found here.

Bryan May

Bryan May is Chief of Public Information & Media Relations for the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services. Prior to joining Cal OES in 2017, Bryan spent 30 years as an Emmy award winning television anchor and reporter.

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