Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: California

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than...

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk...

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

California is a garden of Eden

In case you don't think migrants can benefit the U.S., consider that 200,000 Dust Bowl migrants entered California.

California approves $44 million electric vehicle infrastructure program

"This decision is another step toward meeting California’s deep decarbonization and ambitious transportation electrification goals."

California’s fracking ban fails in the Senate

While California is a major U.S. oil producer, urban democratic senators were hoping to change the state's course and take a lead on the climate crisis.

Toxic air pollution has dropped over the last two decades in...

Better refined fuels, moves toward electric vehicles, and better public transportation can make the air pollution issue even better over the next decade.

New bill seeks to ban fracking in California

“Communities that are already struggling with health outcomes — we’re allowing them to be poisoned, and that's just not OK.”

‘Sadistic and depraved’: Trump rejects California request for federal disaster aid...

“That a sitting president—of any party—would deny their own citizens help during their time of greatest need, amid literal hellfire raining down on American cities, is beyond shameful.”

California becomes first US state to ban 24 toxic chemicals found...

“Every day, Californians are exposed to hazardous chemicals hiding in their cosmetics and personal care products.”

California approves massive electric vehicle charging program across Southern California

"This program marks the largest single program for any utility in the nation, a major win for clean air and healthier communities."

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.