Environment

California State University, Northridge (CSUN), the non-profit Aquarium of the Pacific, and Cabrillo Marine Aquarium are pleased to announce the success of a joint effort involving raising and releasing juvenile giant sea bass into the ocean. Giant sea bass are listed as critically endangered on the International Union for Conservation …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The 2020-21 Budget: Resources and Environmental Protection In this report, we assess several of the Governor’s most significant budget proposals in the natural resources and environmental protection program areas. Governor’s Budget Provides $11 Billion for Programs. The proposed budget provides …continue reading

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today introduced the America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act, legislation which will place federal wilderness protection on 8.4 million acres of public lands in Utah. These lands, world famous for its twisting canyons and other unique geologic and biological features, are also replete with numerous archaeological sites. …continue reading

Orange County Coastkeeper Garden and Native Sons Nursery are partnering to help support the declining population of local beneficial insects. Orange County residents can greatly assist by planting food source plants to ensure local pollinators are well-fed, while creating beautiful additions to their garden. At the Coastkeeper Garden Pollinator Plant …continue reading

A landmark program between the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has now financed more than 25,000 cleaner burning diesel trucks over the past 10 years. That is the equivalent of removing 4 million passenger cars from the road and 145 tons per …continue reading

[On September 27], in a move that contradicted his public stance on the environment and science, Governor Newsom vetoed Senate Bill 1 (the California Environmental, Public Health and Workers Defense Act of 2019). The bill would have served as an “insurance policy” against attacks on environmental protections from the Trump …continue reading

Total Transportation Services Inc. (TTSI) today announced it is replacing its entire diesel trucking fleet with near-zero emission natural gas trucks, which it plans to fuel with carbon negative renewable natural gas. The announcement was made in conjunction with the non-profit Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) to raise awareness of …continue reading