Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: California

Major victory for California cities vs. Monsanto over PCB contamination

PCBs are harmful to humans, wildlife and the environment.

In California’s Imperial Valley, residents aren’t waiting for government to track...

For marginalized communities along the California-Mexico border, projects to gather and share scientific reports are crucial to holding agencies accountable.

California regulators allow oil companies to continue injecting wastewater into more...

According to the environmental advocacy group Clean Water Action, the announcement appears to be in violation of DOGGR’s own compliance schedule, which requires all injection well operators that have not obtained an aquifer exemption from the EPA to cease injection by February 15, 2017.

Judge blocks Monsanto’s bid to stop California from listing glyphosate as...

Monsanto plans to challenge the ruling and insists on the safety of glyphosate.

The battle is joined: Lessons of the 2017 California Democratic ADEMs

Our collective victory will be rooted in our local communities.

Monsanto, California battle over listing glyphosate as a carcinogen

Since Monsanto's lawsuit was filed, a number of organizations have intervened on both sides.

8 states that made 2016 a huge year for clean energy

These victories—many of them bipartisan—across the country give hope for 2017.

California versus Trumpland

California gives lie to the conservative dictum that low taxes, few regulations, and low wages are the keys economic success. Trumpland should take note.

It’s official: California becomes first U.S. state to ban plastic bags

25 million single-use plastic bags are discarded every day in California. This new law aims to benefit the environment and all wildlife.

In California, a tax-the-rich triumph

Could the resounding Election Day victory of a state tax initiative signal an impending surge for a new national egalitarian politics?

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.