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Community Solar Bill Clears First Legislative Hurdle

Press ReleaseCalifornia
SACRAMENTO – A bill to increase access to renewable energy for more Californians, such as through community solar with storage, passed through the Assembly Utilities and Energy committee today. If passed, the bill will provide clean energy access and bill…

NRDC Statement: CA Governor Newsom Announces Fracking Ban

Press ReleaseCalifornia
SACRAMENTO – Governor Newsom announced action to ban new permits for hydraulic fracturing starting in 2024 and called on state regulators to evaluate phasing out all oil production in the state by 2045.

New Guide Charts Path to High-Road Clean Energy Jobs

Press ReleaseCalifornia
San Francisco — As the Biden-Harris administration looks to create good union jobs and tackle climate change at the same time, a new guide charts how cities can incorporate workforce development and equity goals into their climate action plans.

Governor Newsom Announces a Suite of Climate Actions

Press ReleaseCalifornia
Sacramento – Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the State of California will ensure 100 percent electric passenger vehicles by 2035, as well as a host of additional actions.

Re-Imagining Watts 50 Years After the Riots

Press ReleaseCalifornia
LOS ANGELES (May 19, 2015) — Fifty years after the Watts Uprising, a coalition of community groups today launched Watts Re:Imagined – a sustainable redevelopment vision for the South Los Angeles neighborhood. The plan draws on the region’s rich historical…

Plug-in Equipment Energy Efficiency Bill Advances in California Legislature

Press ReleaseCalifornia
SACRAMENTO (April 28, 2015) – Legislation to help curb energy waste from the 50-plus plugged-in appliances, electronics, and miscellaneous electrical devices in the average California household, such as video equipment and kitchen appliances, as well as similar power-guzzling equipment in…

Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Plans for a Sustainable Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (April 8, 2015) — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced a comprehensive plan to address environmental, economic, and equity challenges across key aspects of life in the City of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Sustainability Plan proposes solutions in…

Clothes Dryers Cost Consumers Up to $4 Billion in Annual Energy Waste

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SAN FRANCISCO (June 12, 2014) – The clothes dryers in U.S. homes are wasting up to $4 billion worth of electricity annually because energy-saving standards for the common appliance have not been significantly updated for almost 30 years, according to…