Environmentalists: Newsom's Ban On Fracking By 2024 Too LateCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom moved Wednesday to end issuing new hydraulic fracturing permits by 2024, a delay criticized by many environmental groups.
After Contentious Public Debate Pittsburg Planning Commission Approves 1,500-Home DevelopmentBy a one-vote margin, the Pittsburg Planning Commission on Tuesday night approved a 1,500-home project proposed for the hills in the southern portion of the city.
Environmentalists Fear New Push For Oil Drilling Off California CoastIt’s been decades since California allowed any new offshore oil drilling but environmentalists say the Trump administration is now trying to force the issue in a battle that is 50 years in the making.
Zinke: Camp Fire Costs Likely In BillionsCosts associated with the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California will likely be in the billions, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday as he returned to the town of Paradise, saying he has never witnessed such devastation.
Zinke: Not The Time To Cast Blame Over California Fires, Then Rips 'Radical Environmentalists'Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says it's not the time for finger-pointing over the destruction of the deadly California wildfires -- yet he's openly blaming "radical environmentalists" for a lack of forest management that he says are spreading the infernos.
How Logging Could Help Save California's Redwood ForestsSome environmentalists say it's time to start logging again in California.
California Environmentalists Oppose Trump's Move To Weaken Vehicle Emissions StandardsPresident Trump announced that in an effort help automakers, he is canceling Obama's executive order requiring vehicles be fuel efficient.
Trump Approves Emergency Aid Request For Oroville DamGov. Jerry Brown says the federal government has approved aid to support the rebuilding of the shore of a damaged Oroville dam and help the affected communities.
Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years AgoEnvironmental activists and local government officials warned more than a decade ago about the risk of catastrophic flooding below a major Northern California dam, but state and federal regulators dismissed those fears at the time.
Oroville Dam Operating Under Temporary Licenses For 10 YearsThe Oroville Dam threatened by the possible failure of a damaged emergency spillway that forced the weekend evacuation of almost 200,000 residents has operated under temporary licenses for a decade, according to new reports.
Environmentalists Urge Lawmakers To Crack Down On Water-Guzzling FarmsCalifornia's environmentalists urge lawmakers to require water cutbacks for farmers, who use 80 percent of the state's water.
Kayakers Paddle San Francisco Bay To Protest Arctic DrillingAbout 40 people kayaked in San Francisco Bay on Saturday to protest the potential for oil drilling this summer in the Arctic
Advocates Blame California's Drought On Abortion, Immigration & MeatThe 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.
Richmond City Council Approves Chevron Plan To Modernize RefineryThe $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.
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.