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Nothing’s been done to protect 100 miles of Southern California creeks and rivers, group claims in lawsuit against Trump adminis

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Thu, 04/05/2018 - 7:24pm


More than nine years after Congress declared 100 miles of waterways in Southern California as wild and scenic, the federal agencies managing those resources have done nothing to protect them, according to a lawsuit filed last week in federal court in Los Angeles.

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Southern California regulators have a chance to rein in freight pollution. Will they take it?

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Thu, 04/05/2018 - 7:21pm

Over and over in their decades-long war on smog, Southern California regulators have failed to use a powerful tool against ports, warehouses and other freight and logistics hubs that are magnets for air pollution.

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Trump administration steps up war with California over environmental protections

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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:47pm

The Trump administration stepped up its offensive Monday on California's environmental laws, suing to reverse a state law that seeks to handcuff the federal government from selling any of the 45.8 million acres of property it controls in the state.

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Trump's effort to revoke California's emission rules will be a disaster — for the auto industry

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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:46pm

The old adage about being sorry when you get what you asked for is about to land squarely on the head of the automobile industry.

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Don't let Trump and Pruitt Make America Smoggy Again

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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:40pm

The world is increasingly speeding toward a future of clean, zero-emissions cars. China — the largest auto market on the planet — plans to ban the sale of new vehicles powered by gasoline and diesel engines in the coming decades. Until then, the Chinese government requires that carmakers sell an increasing number of hybrid and electric vehicles in the country each year.