State-of-the-Art Arena Project Will Stimulate the Economy While Also Protecting the Environment and Preserving the Community Integrity
Inglewood City leaders, area community members and labor leaders joined LA Clippers chairman Steve Ballmer and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove to announce widespread support for AB 987.
SACRAMENTO – With widespread community support, Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove, (D- Los Angeles), formally introduced legislation today to assist the City of Inglewood in bringing NBA basketball back to the community by providing CEQA streamlining relief for the new arena project. The bill, AB 987, will ensure the new Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center Project meets strict environmental standards and enhances local services while still protecting vital community interests.
“This is an exciting opportunity to build a world-class environmentally friendly facility in the heart of Inglewood, helping to create thousands of good jobs and improve local services while respecting community interests across the region,” said Assemblywoman Kamlager-Dove, (D-Los Angeles). “AB 987 will help achieve that goal by striking a critical balance, prioritizing the needs of local residents, businesses and the environment. I am encouraged by the overwhelming support for this new Clippers Arena and look forward to working with a team owner who is committed to investing in our community as we work to return an NBA franchise to Inglewood.”