gina's blog

News

Key California environmental law not a barrier to development, new state report says

Published: 
Thu, 12/07/2017 (All day)

The state’s primary environmental law governing development doesn’t block development from actually happening, according to a state study released Thursday.

News

Volkswagen Executive Gets Max Sentence Of 7 Years For Role In Emissions Scandal

Published: 
Wed, 12/06/2017 (All day)

A former Volkswagen AG executive received the maximum sentence on Wednesday of seven years in prison and a $400,000 fine for his role in the company’s emissions scandal.

News

Over a dozen states balk at California’s egg law, sue

Published: 
Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages.

News

California Bill in the Works to Banish Gasoline Cars by 2040

Published: 
Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

A California lawmaker wants to put the state alongside China, France and the U.K. and have its legislature consider a ban on vehicles powered by fossil fuels.

News

Why An Oil Company Plans To Build California's Biggest Solar Energy Project

Published: 
Mon, 12/04/2017 (All day)

The Belridge oil field in the San Joaquin Valley of California has produced about 1.7 billion barrels of heavy crude since its discovery in 1911. Thanks to advances in solar power, its next 500 million barrels will be a little bit greener.