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Gov. Brown and lawmakers unveil proposal to extend California climate program

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Wed, 07/12/2017 (All day)

After weeks of back-and-forth between environmentalists and business interests, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders introduced a proposal Monday to reauthorize California's cap and trade program, the centerpiece of the state's efforts to battle climate change.

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California's top court rules in favor of Gov. Brown's water project

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Sat, 07/23/2016 (All day)

The California Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday for state water authorities to do environmental and geological testing on private land for a proposed project to divert Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta water to the south.

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A grand bargain? Gov. Jerry Brown in talks with oil companies about climate change programs

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Thu, 07/14/2016 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has been talking directly with oil companies in hopes of reaching a consensus on extending California's landmark climate programs, opening a back channel with an industry the governor has harshly criticized as a barrier to addressing global warming.

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Brown declares California drought emergency

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Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:03am
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Water

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a drought emergency in California as the state struggles with the least amount of rainfall in its 153-year history, reservoir levels fall and firefighters remain on high alert.