California Oil Regulators Once More Delay Health, Safety RulesIt's been a year and a half since California Gov. Gavin Newsom directed oil regulators to consider new health and safety measures to protect people living near oil and gas drilling sites.
Bloomberg Sees California As Model On Climate Change, GunsThe Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City mayor likes a lot of what he sees in the Golden State.
California Could Blunt Trump's Environmental RollbacksCalifornia could blunt some of the Trump administration's efforts to weaken longstanding federal environmental laws under a bill before the state Legislature.
Hotels In California May Stop Giving Out Tiny Bottles Of Shampoo, Lotion, Body WashCalifornia is close to banning hotels from giving guests little plastic bottles of soap, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion.
Elk Grove Teens Push For Citywide Ban On StyrofoamElk Grove city leaders are weighing the cost of a styrofoam ban. This would make the city the second in the area to enact such a ban.
New Government Report Reveals Staggering Economic And Health Toll Of Climate ChangeEarth's climate is now changing faster than at any point in the history of modern civilization, primarily as a result of human activities, according to a long-awaited report released Friday by the federal government. The National Climate Assessment warns that extreme weather and climate-related events in the U.S. are worsening, and it reveals the economic and health toll of climate change.
IQ Scores Are Declining And The Environment Is To Blame, New Study FindsA new study finds the decline in IQs is related to the environment, not genetics.
Recycling Contamination Has California Sorting Out SolutionsCountries who used to accept recyclables now say there is too much other stuff included to accept American waste.
Trump Wants Negotiations With California On Auto Gas MileagePresident Donald Trump has instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives.
Dunkin' Donuts Won't Use Foam Cups In California AnymoreDunkin' Donuts will do away with all foam cups in California
Lawmakers Pushing For For All Cars Sold In California To Be Electric By 2040California wants to ban the sale of gas and diesel vehicles by 2040.
Texas Expects EPA To 'Get On Top Of' Toxic Water RiskTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday he expects the Environmental Protection Agency "to get on top" of the threat of possible water contamination after an Associated Press report of highly toxic waste sites flooded in the Houston area.
Scientists Say Salt Marshes Vital For Rare Birds Are Disappearing In CaliforniaThe Ridgway's rail is a rare bird that relies on the salt marshes south of Los Angeles to survive. And that's why its future is in doubt — the salt marsh is disappearing under rising seas.
What Is The EPA And Why Is It In The Hot Seat With Donald Trump?The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts for the department. Here's a look at the EPA.
Study: 'Sudden Oak Death' Tree Disease Might Be Unstoppable In CaliforniaA new study shows that an epidemic of the tree disease known as sudden oak death has surged beyond control in California.