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Marching In Sacramento, Community Members From Playa Del Rey, Porter Ranch and Ventura Demand Newsom Stop SoCalGas Expansion In Neighborhoods

Marching In Sacramento, Community Members From Playa Del Rey, Porter Ranch and Ventura Demand Newsom Stop SoCalGas Expansion In Neighborhoods

Sacramento, CA – Two years after Governor Gavin Newsom urged his Public Utilities to Commission to expedite the closure of SoCalGas’ storage facility at Aliso Canyon, environmental advocates joined frontline community members for a march and sit-in at the governor’s Sacramento office protesting the facility’s expansion and urged Newsom to close Aliso Canyon with an Executive […]

Environmental Advocates And Members Of Impacted Communities To Stage Sacramento Protest Amid Aliso Canyon Expansion

Environmental Advocates And Members Of Impacted Communities To Stage Sacramento Protest Amid Aliso Canyon Expansion

Sacramento, CA — Two years after Governor Newsom sent a letter to California’s Public Utilities Commission urging the closure of SoCalGas’ Aliso Canyon gas storage site, environmental advocates and members of impacted communities will march in protest at the Governor’s approval of the facility’s expansion. On Thursday, November 18, Sacramento will be the nexus for the […]

Reducing Wildfire Risk In Santa Barbara County

Reducing Wildfire Risk In Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara, California, November 9, 2021. As the region becomes increasingly vulnerable to fire due to extreme drought and heat conditions exacerbated by climate change, community leaders and organizations have come together to proactively address fire risk in Santa Barbara County. For over a year, a dedicated team, which included the Cachuma Resource Conservation District, […]

CPUC To Vote On Gas Storage Increase At Aliso Canyon Amid Opposition From Community Members, Environmental Activists and State Legislators

CPUC To Vote On Gas Storage Increase At Aliso Canyon Amid Opposition From Community Members, Environmental Activists and State Legislators

Los Angeles, CA — Two votes from the California Public Utilities Commission this week will determine the future of natural gas storage at SoCalGas’ Aliso Canyon storage facility, site of the worst natural gas blowout in U.S. history, and whether its capacity will be increased.   Up for consideration are two separate proposals: one would […]

California Produces 7th Most Oil In U.S.

California Produces 7th Most Oil In U.S.

Mike LaFirenza With gasoline prices reaching their highest levels since 2014 this fall, consumers, policymakers, and economic experts have lately turned their attention to the state of oil production in the U.S. and worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has been an uneasy time for oil, as with many other products and sectors of the economy. The […]

Crippling Environmental Regulations On Commercial Trucks Are The Main Source Of Supply Chain Issues At LA Ports

Crippling Environmental Regulations On Commercial Trucks Are The Main Source Of Supply Chain Issues At LA Ports

by Marc Ang With over 80 container ships just sitting at the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports, I connected with Emily Hibard’s paper manufacturing family business, which was forced to sell their old trucks, which she attributes to being a major contributor to the supply chain fiasco due to truck shortages. Growing up in […]

Umberg Measure Cracking Down On Catalytic Converter Theft And Illegal Vehicle Dismantling Becomes Law

Umberg Measure Cracking Down On Catalytic Converter Theft And Illegal Vehicle Dismantling Becomes Law

(Sacramento, CA) – Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) announced that his Senate Bill (SB) 366, which addresses a massive spike in catalytic converter thefts and extends California’s Vehicle Dismantling Strike Team, was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday. “Unlicensed auto dismantling is an environmental justice, economic, and public health issue,” said […]

Xi’s Gotta Have It: How One Huge American Asset Manager Gets Its Green Cues From China

Xi’s Gotta Have It: How One Huge American Asset Manager Gets Its Green Cues From China

The following story is brought to you courtesy of PJ Media. Click the link to visit their page and see more stories. by: Bryan Preston Anyone who has been following the financial news, paying attention to their 401k, or trying their hand at retail investing with apps like Robinhood has surely seen or heard of “ESG.” ESG […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Appoints New Director Of Roads & Transportation

Ventura County Public Works Agency Appoints New Director Of Roads & Transportation

(VENTURA COUNTY) – Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) has named retired U.S. Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps’ Chris Kurgan, to the position of Director of Roads & Transportation. In his new role Chris will oversee the building, operating, and maintaining of the public’s billion-dollar investment in the county road system. He will also be responsible for the public transit needs for […]

End the ‘War on Coal’

End the ‘War on Coal’

  By Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris At the recent Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, on withdrawing the “Clean Power Plan,” anti-coal activists were out in force: the Climate Justice Alliance, Sierra Club, Citizens Climate Lobby, Natural Resource Defense Council and many others. The New York Times reported that several groups also met at the University […]

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