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.
Judge Blocks EPA Decision To Allow Dredging Of San Francisco Bay Salt PondsA federal judge on Monday blocked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from allowing the dredging and filling of salt ponds near San Francisco without going through a permitting process that could stall redevelopment of the area.
9th Circuit Court Overturns EPA Approval Of Dicamba HerbicideA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday overturned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's approval of the use of dicamba, a weed killer used on millions of acres of soybean and cotton crops.
Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court FightThe Trump administration has finalized a roll back of strict Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, gutting a major component in the battle against climate change.
Accusations Follow EPA's Ouster Of California Regional BossThe Environmental Protection Agency abruptly pushed out its top regional official for California and other points West, touching off an unusual public dispute between the two over the reason why.
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.
EPA Issues Violation Notice To San Francisco Over Needles, Human WasteThe Trump administration ratcheted up its feud with California on Wednesday as the Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice accusing San Francisco of violating the federal Clean Water Act.
Gov. Newsom Vetoes Bill That Countered Trump Rollbacks of State Environment LawsCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill aimed at helping the state fight Trump administration rollbacks of environmental laws.
EPA: San Francisco's 'Homeless Crisis' Impacting Water QualityFederal environmental officials fired another salvo Thursday in their growing dispute with California, sending a warning letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, claiming the homeless crisis in San Francisco and Los Angeles was impacting the state's water quality.
EPA, California Officials Exchange Legal Blows; State's Highway Funds ThreatenedThe Environmental Protection Agency's battle with California officials heated up another notch Tuesday, with the feds warning the state it could lose federal highway funds if it doesn't clean up its air.
Trump Administration Officially Revokes California's Auto Emissions Standards WaiverU.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao officially announced Thursday that they are revoking California's authority to set strict auto emission standards.
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.