Chiu Announces Measure to Improve San Francisco Embarcadero Seawalls

(San Francisco)  – Assembly David Chiu (D-San Francisco), along with State Senator Weiner and San Francisco civic leaders met at Pier 14 to announce legislation (Assembly Bill 2578) to finance crucial improvements to the Embarcadero Seawall along three miles of the San Francisco waterfront. “We are here today because history, earthquakes and climate change compel us to protect our city,” said Assemblymember Chiu. “Sea level rise and earthquakes are real threats to San Francisco’s waterfront. While the federal government only talks about infrastructure, the State of California can be a partner as we work together the rebuild this crucial asset.” To see the full remarks of Assembymember Chiu and other San Francisco leaders, watch this Assembly Access  Video.