SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature today approved the California Cooling Act, which will lead to the replacement of super-polluting hydrofluorocarbons with climate friendlier coolants in new refrigerators, air conditioners, and other products, and in supermarkets and other large buildings. T
A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council, endorsed by the City of Los Angeles, offers cutting-edge recommendations for tackling the city’s notorious transportation challenges, as technology in the form of rides-on-demand and autonomous vehicles revolutionizes how people move around
Several experts from Natural Resources Defense Council are scheduled to testify today at the EPA's listening session on the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, a rule that established the EPA's first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from stationary sources like power plants.
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 – California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed Senate Bill 1 the California Environmental, Public Health, and Workers Defense Act of 2019 today, after the bill passed by wide margins in both the State Senate and Assembly.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Trump Administration sent a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom with claims that California is failing to live up to its Clean Water obligations. The letter comes a week after the Trump Administration threatened to withdraw infrastructure money for the state.