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New logging rules intended to protect California salmon may do just the opposite, according to federal officials who are considering additional industry monitoring to prevent extinction.The California Board of Forestry on Wednesday granted initial approval to the new rules governing logging near streams in coastal and mountain forests.The unanimous vote by the nine-member board came after a dec...
The Legislature was poised late Friday to approve two bills setting a course for California to ratchet up its already ambitious renewable energy targets.But a showdown with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was brewing over the legislation, which smaller energy producers and smaller municipal utility districts are urging him to veto.The governor supports a requirement that by 2020 at least 33 percent ...
AP - California lawmakers on Friday disagreed over the best way to boost the amount of renewable energy used in the state as time was slipping away in the final hours of this year's regular legislative session.
A developer in San Diego County, California wants to build a 300-acre garbage dump in Gregory Canyon, one of the most ecologically sensitive and culturally important places in the region. Gregory Canyon drains into the San Luis Rey River,...
WASHINGTON -- Auto dealers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have gone to federal court challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to let California and other states regulate automobile greenhouse-gas emissions.
State regulators in San Francisco Thursday rejected San Diego Gas & Electric's plan to cut power to rural sections of the county during dry, windy weather.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Automobile Dealers Association have gone to court to challenge the Obama administration's decision to let California limit climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.
A lawsuit challenges President Obama's efforts to further limit greenhouse gas emissions by seeking to block the waiver the EPA gave California under the Clean Air Act.A federal lawsuit by two industry groups aims to halt the U.S. government and the state of California from moving ahead with new greenhouse gas emissions rules for cars and trucks -- an action that, if successful, could scuttle a...
AP - Increasing California's use of renewable energy would seem like a relatively simple goal, but it has become one of the hottest legislative debates as lawmakers rush to finish their business for the year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Automobile Dealers Association have asked an appeals court to review the federal government's decision to let California set its own auto emissions standard.