The state’s historic four-year dry spell has brought with it a flurry of finger-pointing. Now advocates, noting how California’s water shortage ranks as the top public concern, are invoking the drought to bolster their own causes.
The $1 billion plan would include upgrades to all carbon steel piping in the refinery’s crude unit and the installation of more sensors and air monitors.
Gov. Jerry Brown says California is at “the epicenter” of the effects of a warming planet as the state experiences longer fire seasons and more destructive wildland blazes.
San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu’s plastic water bottle ban proposal was heard before a Board of Supervisors’ committee Monday and will go before the full board March 4th.
California water officials are proposing changes to a multibillion dollar plan involving two water diversion tunnels for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Environmentalists have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Sharp Park violates the Endangered Species Act.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside a fundraising event by President Barack Obama at San Francisco’s Nob Hill Masonic Center Thursday to protest a variety of grievances they have with the president, including medical marijuana policies, war, the environment, abortion and birth control.
Environmentalists are accusing the federal government of failing to prevent the pesticide poisonings of California condors and more than 200 other endangered and threatened species.
A highly-disputed casino-resort project on the Richmond waterfront has cleared a major hurdle with environmentalists, who had sued to stop the project.
A San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee has endorsed legislation that would force drug manufacturers to help the public safely dispose of unwanted medications.