As California ramps up its efforts to reduce greenhouse gases, experts say the state may not meet its targets. Emissions could soar 30 percent too high in a little more…
The sparring between the Trump administration and California over environmental rollbacks is getting serious.
By Julie Cart | March 28, 2018
The state firefighting agency, Cal Fire, spends the bulk of its budget battling wildfires. A new report says it should do more to prevent them.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has been using the courts to try and stop policies coming out of the White House that harm Californians, and it's working.
California’s oil and gas regulator has endured years of scolding from the Legislature for a lack of accountability, from environmentalists for allowing an industry to run roughshod over a state…
By Julie Cart | Feb. 6, 2018
California has joined a group of states suing two federal agencies for suspending a 2015 rule that entitled more bodies of water to protection.
A handful of municipalities and counties across California have filed lawsuits against oil companies, alleging that the energy giants knowingly contributed to climate change and should begin paying for it.
California lawmakers are considering an unprecedented request to spend more than $100 million in taxpayer money to dismantle two offshore oil-drilling facilities—a platform connected to the ruptured pipeline and a…
By Julie Cart | Jan. 24, 2018
Obama-era fracking regulations had been tied up in court until Washington nixed them in December.
By Julie Cart | Jan. 23, 2018
"What happens in the Sierra Nevada doesn't stay in the Sierra Nevada."