News & media

Trump’s EPA threatens California over air quality; governor says it’s ‘pure retaliation’

By Marco della Cava and Ledyard King, USA Today | September 24, 2019

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO – First it was homelessness. Then automotive standards. And now it’s air quality.

The battle between the Trump administration and California escalated Tuesday as the Environmental Protection Agency threatened to withhold billions in federal highway aid because California has, in the EPA’s words, “the worst air quality in the United States.”

Reaction from leading Golden State officials was swift and scathing, with particular emphasis on the ironic nature of the threat.

(read complete article)

 


January 25, 2016 High court upholds government's energy conservation program | Sam Hananel, AP - (pdf)

December 24, 2015 Why 2015 may be remembered as a transformative year for how we get energy | Chris Mooney, The Washington Post - (pdf)

December 15, 2015 Paris pact: Only a first step | Dan Jacobson, Capitol Weekly - (pdf)

October 31, 2015 Solar plant shines at the end of Tonopah's tunnel | Henry Brean, Las Vegas Review-Journal - (pdf)

October 23, 2015 Top 10 ways wind energy is a reliable and affordable Clean Power Plan solution - (pdf)

October 7, 2015 Brown signs renewable energy bill | David Siders, SacBee - (pdf)

September 15, 2015 U.S. and China aim to hit climate goals sooner than expected in some cities - (article)

September 14, 2015 The Good News on Renewables | Gabriel Kahn, WSJ - (pdf)

September 8, 2015 Drought is killing California’s hydroelectric power. Can solar make up the difference? | Steve Scauzillo, SGVT - (pdf)

September 7, 2015 Renewable energy bill far from perfect, experts say | Sammy Roth, The Desert Sun - (pdf)

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12