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West Coast Tar Sands Invasion
Report
The West Coast could soon become a destination for huge volumes of tar sands crude oil -- one of the world's dirtiest fuels -- setting back efforts to combat climate change and exposing communities to significant new health and environmental risks. Call it a tar sands invasion.
Smart from the Start: Renewable Energy Siting on Federal Land
Testimony
Testimony of Johanna Wald, Senior Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council before the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources regarding the California Desert Protection Act of 2010, S. 2921. Get document in pdf.
San Onofre State Beach Wins Protections Against Road Development
A proposed toll road that would cut through the heart of a popular California park has been rejected.

News
A proposed toll road that would cut through the heart of a popular California park has been put on hold.
The Tejon Ranch model
On environmental issues, the middle road doesn't suit everybody. But it can preserve a lot of wilderness for posterity.

Opinion
On environmental issues, the middle road doesn't suit everybody. But it can preserve a lot of wilderness for posterity.

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Thirsting for Progress: A Report Card on California’s Response to the Drought
Issue Paper
California has experienced multi-year droughts in the past and will again. As a state, we must prepare for these inevitable droughts if we are to continue to support our growing population, thriving economy, and healthy environment.
California's Golden Energy Efficiency Opportunity
Ramping Up Success to Save Billions and Meet Climate Goals

Issue Brief
California's businesses and residents have enjoyed decades of impressive financial and environmental benefits, thanks to the state's energy efficiency policies. However, the Golden State must significantly ramp up efficiency to tackle climate change and save residential, business, industrial, and agricultural consumers even more money while creating jobs and stimulating the economy.
AB 32 Status Report
California Hitting Clean Energy Targets

Issue Brief
California has a track record of implementing pioneering clean energy policies that provide direct economic and public health benefits to the state's residents. AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, continues this legacy by committing California to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 -- roughly a 20 percent reduction -- through a suite of complementary policies.
Enforcement Technology Options for California Marine Protected Areas
Report
California's marine protected area network made the state a national leader in ocean management and put it in a position to drive national policy on enforcement and compliance. Yet it currently trails Oregon and Washington in the use of up-to-date electronic systems for managing citations.

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