Study: COVID-19 Lockdowns Sends Emissions Down 17%, But Change May Be TemporaryAs predicted, carbon dioxide emissions have declined during the Covid-19 pandemic. But if past crises are any indication, the environmental gains may be short-lived.
Coronavirus Update: California Emissions Dip Drastically During Shelter-In-Place, UC Davis Study FindsWhile the coronavirus shelter-in-place orders have caused a steep decline in traffic, a new study looks to quantify the environmental impact of taking all those tailpipes off the roads.
Air Quality District To Map Greenhouse Gases On Every Bay Area BlockThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District will implement new groundbreaking technology to map air quality and greenhouse gases on every block in the region.
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.
23 States Sue Trump Administration Over Revoked California Emission StandardsTwenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks.
Feds Target California Emissions Deal With Automakers That Bypasses Trump Administration RulesThe U.S. Justice Department and two other federal agencies are moving to dismantle a deal between California and four automakers to abide by emissions and mileage standards tougher that those proposed by the Trump administration.
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.
Appeals Court Rejects Industry Challenge To California Fuel StandardsA U.S. appeals court has again rejected a challenge by the oil and gas industry to a key part of California's efforts to fight climate change.
California Wildfire Emissions Equal Year Of Pollution From Power Production California wildfires in 2018 released the rough equivalent of about 68 million tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide
Schwarzenegger Calls Trump Administration's Emissions Proposal 'Stupid'Former California Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger took another jab at President Donald Trump on Thursday.
Trump Administration Wants To Lower Emissions Standards For CarsSetting up a showdown with California, the Trump administration on Thursday announced a plan to revoke a signature Obama-era environmental regulation.
EPA Targets Waiver Letting California Steer Emissions LimitsThe waiver has allowed California to steer the rest of nation toward tougher limits on car and truck emissions that pollute the air and change the climate.
Tesoro Refinery To Pay Air District Nearly $1M Over 51 Violation NoticesTesoro Refining reached a $915,700 civil settlement with the BAAQMD over alleged violations at its Martinez refinery in 2013 and 2014.