Newsom Names Bay Area Air Quality Expert to Chair State’s Air BoardThe Bay Area is sending one of its air quality experts to Sacramento after Gov. Gavin Newsom named her to chair the powerful Air Resources Board Wednesday.
State’s Air, Climate Regulator Pushing to Head Biden EPAMary Nichols fought for some of the nation's most ambitious climate policies over the past four decades and, in recent years, she's been their staunchest defender against President Donald Trump's efforts to dismantle them.
GM Flips To California's Side In Auto Pollution Fight With TrumpGeneral Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards.
California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel StandardsCalifornia and 22 other states sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Wednesday to challenge new, less strict standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.
Lawsuit By 11 Environmental Groups Seeks To Protect California’s Auto Emission RulesA coalition of 11 environmental groups has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for revoking California’s authority to set tougher emission standards for cars and trucks.
California Won't Buy Cars From GM, Chrysler Or Toyota After Siding With Trump Over EmissionsThe state of California is taking aim at GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan and other automakers that are aligning with the Trump administration in its battle over emissions rules.
22 States Join California In Challenging Trump Auto Emissions RulesCalifornia on Friday broadened its effort to block the Trump administration from ending its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks.
Trump Revoking California's Waiver To Set Stricter Fuel Economy StandardsPresident Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators.
EPA Set To Revoke California's Authority To Set Vehicle StandardsThe Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to revoke California's authority to set vehicle emission standards.
Official: Trump To Challenge California Mileage StandardA government official says the Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automotive emissions and fuel economy standards.
Bypassing Trump, California Reaches Deal With 4 Automakers To Raise Gas MileageFour major automakers have reached a secret deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards, bypassing the Trump administration's plan.
California Becomes First State to Mandate Zero-Emission Bus FleetCalifornia moved Friday to eliminate climate-changing fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road.
California Affirms Car Mileage Rule Despite Trump RollbackCalifornia told automakers Friday they must still comply with the state's strict vehicle mileage standards even if President Donald Trump rolls back federal rules.
In Climate Fight, California Draws Up Cow Fart, Manure RegulationsThe nation's leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock.
California Air Resources Board Rejects Volkswagen Diesel Recall PlanCalifornia air quality regulators are rejecting Volkswagen's recall plan to fix vehicles including the Beetle and Jetta that were programmed to trick government emissions tests.