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Landmark California regulations under federal fire

Published: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 8:48am
Category: 
Chemicals

California has a reputation for having some of the nation's most aggressive rules on workplace safety, consumer protection and environmental quality — regulations that force companies to make costly adjustments to the way they do business worldwide.

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Don't dilute CEQA, improve it

Published: 
Fri, 05/24/2013 - 9:16pm
Category: 
Water

I remember life before the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA. I grew up in Altadena and Pasadena during the late 1930s and '40s. All too often I awoke to thick smog and air quality warnings. 

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California’s biggest climate hawk comes under fire

Published: 
Wed, 10/24/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

There may be no state legislative race this year more freighted with significance for clean energy than the contest in California’s 27th state Senate district.