Environmentalists

Arctic Protest

Kayakers Paddle San Francisco Bay To Protest Arctic Drilling

About 40 people kayaked in San Francisco Bay on Saturday to protest the potential for oil drilling this summer in the Arctic

07/19/2015

Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.          AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Blame California’s Drought On Abortion, Immigration & Meat

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.

06/18/2015

The Chevron refinery in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Richmond City Council Approves Chevron Plan To Modernize Refinery

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.

07/30/2014

Jerry Brown Interview

Phil Matier: Gov. Brown Says California At ‘Epicenter of Climate Change’

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.

05/19/2014

Worker drinks a bottle of water while working outdoors

SF’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban Proposal Puts Industry Against Environmentalists

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.

02/25/2014

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

State Water Officials Propose Major Changes To Delta Conservation Plan

California water officials are proposing changes to a multibillion dollar plan involving two water diversion tunnels for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

08/16/2013

Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica. (CBS)

Pacifica Golf Course Celebrates Anniversary Despite Attempts To Close It

Environmentalists have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Sharp Park violates the Endangered Species Act.

05/20/2012

Protesters representing different causes demonstrate in front of the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco during a visit by President Obama, February 16, 2012.

Demonstrators Greet Obama At San Francisco Masonic Center

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.

02/17/2012

A California condor. (AP)

Environmental Group Sues Gov’t Over Pesticide Poisonings

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.

CBS San Francisco–01/21/2011

(AP)

Proposed Richmond Casino Clears Major Hurdle

A highly-disputed casino-resort project on the Richmond waterfront has cleared a major hurdle with environmentalists, who had sued to stop the project.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/20/2010

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