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Regulators recommend that the state reject a Ventura County natural gas plant

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Thu, 10/12/2017 (All day)

California Energy Commission committee is urging the state to reject a proposal to build a new natural gas plant in Ventura County.

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Southern California water agency approves pitching in $4.3 billion for massive delta tunnels project

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Thu, 10/12/2017 - 9:29am

Southern California’s largest water agency Tuesday threw a lifeline to California WaterFix, approving a $4.3-billion buy-in to the water delivery project.

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Trump may strip protections from 10 national monuments

Published: 
Tue, 10/03/2017 (All day)

The Trump administration’s plan for shrinking and diminishing protections at America’s national monuments appears far more expansive than previously reported, targeting 10 of the nation’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes and marine preserves.

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U.S. Climate Change Policy: Made in California

Published: 
Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:57pm

SACRAMENTO — The Trump administration may appear to control climate policy in Washington, but the nation’s most dynamic environmental regulator is here in California.

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From oil refineries to solar plants, unions bend California climate change policies in their favor

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Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:33pm

No contour of California’s vast landscape inspires such passionate devotion as its coastline, so state lawmakers recoiled when President Trump announced in April that he wanted to expand offshore drilling. The outrage was channeled into a proposal for preventing any new infrastructure along the water, pipelines or otherwise, for additional oil production.