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An Opportunity to Reconnect Communities in CA

Expert BlogCalifornia, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Long BeachZak Accuardi
New state and federal funding is helping repair harm and reduce pollution in communities divided by roads and highways. California can do even more.

Kern County’s Self Imposed Deja-vu

Expert BlogCaliforniaAnn Alexander

Kern County's violations of environmental law result in a second courtroom defeat for its industry-friendly oil drilling ordinance. 

Investing in Clean Air for California

Expert BlogCalifornia, Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Francisco, San Diego, SacramentoZak Accuardi, Ali Lehman

California leaders can transform the state's most-polluting transportation program into climate, freight, and community benefits by supporting AB 2535 (Bonta) 

Congress Responds to the Biden Administration’s Commonsense LNG Decision

Expert BlogUnited States, International, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, TexasAlexandra Adams

Not long after the administration’s pause on permits, the fossil fuel industry—and its supporters in Congress—pulled out all the stops to oppose the decision and spread misinformation. 

How to Fix What Xcel Got Wrong on Clean Heat

Expert BlogColoradoAlejandra Mejia Cunningham

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission should approve a Clean Heat Plan that delivers more emissions reductions at a lower cost

Why Do Water Bills Vary So Wildly?

Expert BlogUnited States, Arizona, Georgia, Wisconsin, New HampshireLarry Levine

A new study holds lessons for water affordability.

Now Is the Time to Go All In on California Water Reuse

Expert BlogUnited States, CaliforniaDr. Mark Gold
The state now has the country’s most robust, comprehensive water reuse regulations—and it must commit to investing in water reuse facilities for a more climate-resilient future.

Colorado Climate Progress: 2023 Year in Review

Expert BlogColoradoAlana Miller

This past year saw continued climate action, with important policies that will reduce carbon emissions and air pollution while improving quality of life.

California Misses Opportunity to Protect Kids from Lead in Water

Expert BlogCaliforniaAngela Guyadeen, Corinne Bell
California Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent veto of AB 249 means the state will not take action to protect kids from lead in their drinking water while attending school. Timing of veto is troubling given alarming data that one in four…