California Cement Industry Working To Pave The Way Toward A Cleaner FutureTom Tietz, executive director of California Nevada Cement Association, says California uses 11 million tons of cement per year.
Top California Air, Climate Regulator Hopes To Head Up EPA Under BidenOver four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's effort to dismantle them.
California Considers Statewide Ban On Gas-Powered Garden ToolsIf you have any gas-powered gardening tools, you may be forced to give them up soon.
California, Bypassing Trump Administration, Signs Deal With 4 Automakers To Raise Gas MileageFour major automakers have reached a secret deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards.
Anheuser Busch Pays California $500K To Settle Air Quality ViolationsCalifornia officials say Anheuser Busch will pay $500,000 in penalties for violating state air quality regulations by failing to make sure its delivery trucks met emission standards.
California Official Says She Offered Fuel Economy CompromiseCalifornia's top air pollution regulator says the state has proposed compromises to end a deadlock with the Trump administration on fuel economy and auto emissions standards but the administration wasn't willing to negotiate.
California Regulators Restore Emissions-Cutting Fuel RuleCalifornia regulators on Friday restored ambitious rules to cut transportation fuel emissions 10 percent within 5 years.
Will California Gas Prices Jump At Beginning Of Year, Or Are Oil Companies Full Of Hot Air?Jay McKeeman with the California Independent Oil Market Association estimates prices will move up 12 to 15 cents in January. And after that? “Estimates have been made that it could go as high as 75 cents a gallon,” he said.
Nevada County Man Worries California Air Rules May Mean End Of His Construction Business“There's no way I’m going to go out and spend $200,000 to $300,000 and buy new equipment,” Al Urke said. “It’s going to put me out of business.”
Lawsuit Contests High-Speed Rail Air Quality PlansSuit says state agency downplays harmful environmental effects and exaggerates benefits.
Study Finds Regulations Could Be Improving Sacramento's Terrible Air Quality RatingThe American Lung Association ranks Sacramento as having the fifth-worst air quality in the nation, but new testing reveals that ranking may soon begin to fall, meaning possible big savings for the state.
Court Upholds Calif.'s Low Carbon Fuel StandardA panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California's first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuels producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
On The Money: Air Pollution Fight Gets DirtyThe fight over diesel fuel is heating up. Public health advocates are battling it out with the construction industry over new rules that were supposed to start in 2012, but have now been pushed back another two years.