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Want to save the planet? Save the bus

Expert BlogCalifornia, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose (California)Zak Accuardi
California, with the fifth largest economy in the world, is at risk of steering public transit off a fiscal cliff. It's time for the State's leaders to take action to protect transit riders and transit jobs.

California Pesticide Bills on the Move—Again

Expert BlogSacramento, CaliforniaLucas Rhoads

The California Assembly  passed two bills that would help address widespread contamination of the state’s environment with pesticides like neurotoxic neonics.

CA Assembly Passes Climate-Resilient Food & Farming Bill

Expert BlogCaliforniaArohi Sharma
To help reduce agriculture-related emissions and create a more resilient food system, Assemblymember Lori Wilson introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 408, the Climate-resilient Farms, Sustainable Healthy Food Access, and Farmworker Protection Bond Act of 2024. The Assembly passed AB 408, sending…

Idaho Approves Statewide Wolf Reduction Plan

Expert BlogIdaho, United StatesDr. Jennifer Sherry

We urge IDFG and all state wolf management programs to take a more objective and balanced approach and to avoid sweeping wolf reduction policies that are out of synch with the latest scientific knowledge, the views of the public, and…

Colorado Legislative Roundup: 2023

Expert BlogColoradoAlana Miller

A suite of important, yet heavily negotiated, environmental bills are making their way to Governor Polis’s desk.

Colorado's Win for Clean Trucks

Expert BlogUnited States, ColoradoClaire Lang-Ree
Colorado voted to adopt historic standards to promote clean trucks in the state, which will reduce harmful air pollution from trucks and buses. It's time for other Western states to move forward with these safeguards.

Public Land Grab: Senate Bill Gifts Miners Pass to Pollute

Expert BlogWest, Nevada, Idaho, United StatesJosh Axelrod
Senators Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-NV) and Jim Risch (R-ID) have introduced legislation that makes it easier for mining companies and others to acquire rights to federal land and to be able to use them as dumping grounds and worse. The legislation…

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