WASHINGTON –– A federal appeals court in California today revoked the Environmental Protection Agency’s conditional approval of a nanosilver product used in a wide range of consumer products – including a variety of household, office, plastic and textile products, such as clothing, cell phones, c
LOS ANGELES , CA – California Governor Jerry Brown today signed historic legislation to establish North America’s most aggressive emissions reduction targets, requiring California—the world’s sixth-largest economy—to reduce carbon pollution to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
SAN FRANCISCO – In a unanimous rebuke, the Ninth Circuit court ruled Friday that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) had illegally approved a permit authorizing the Navy to use its high-intensity long-range sonar – called low-frequency active sonar (or LFA) – in more than 70 percent of t
SAN FRANCISCO—The Natural Resources Defense Council today signed a historic proposal with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), labor unions, and other environmental groups to replace Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant with zero-emissions energy--including energy efficiency, wind, and sol
SACRAMENTO — The California Senate today passed SB 5, which will give Californians a chance to vote for funding for parks, open space, urban forestry and water conservation on the 2018 ballot.
In a major victory for consumer and worker right to know, California lawmakers today approved legislation to require manufacturers to disclose the ingredients in home-use and institutional cleaning products. If Gov.
SAN FRANCISCO – The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons has committed to ending the use of all antibiotics important to human medicine in their chicken supply by the end of 2018, according to news reports
SAN FRANCISCO — News outlets today are reporting that the Trump administration will pull out of its commitment to climate change initiatives set forth under the Paris Agreement last year.
SACRAMENTO — The California Senate today passed a trio of bills that will protect the state’s greatest assets – its people and its natural resources – from looming threats under the Trump administration. The “Preserve California” package (SB 49, 50 and 51) will:
LOS ANGELES (May 25, 2017) — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority board of directors today voted unanimously to end funding for the 710 tunnel project in the western San Gabriel Valley and northeast Los Angeles.