Proposed California Anti-Plastic Straw Bill Draws FireA California lawmaker is taking flak for a measure that would make it illegal for servers to offer plastic straws with drinks unless they're asked. Is it a good idea gone too far or a much needed environmental protection?
Deep Reforms To Environmental Law Prove DifficultAt the beginning of this year's legislative session, Gov. Jerry Brown, the state Senate's top Democrat and key business groups joined in a call to overhaul California's landmark environmental-protection law.
Support Grows For Modifying Calif. Environment LawCalifornia's four-decade-old environmental protection law has been credited with saving habitat, reducing air pollution and giving residents a voice against deep-pocketed developers.