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We won permanent protection for Stornetta Public Lands.

President Barack Obama has expanded the California Coastal National Monument, permanently protecting California’s Stornetta Public Lands. The monument expansion will save over 1,600 acres of beach, wetlands, dunes, and waterways along northern California’s scenic coastline. Environment California's Nathan Weaver attended the dedication event.

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Brown Signs Renewable Energy Mandate

Taking a giant step forward down the path toward repowering California with clean, renewable energy, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 2X (Simitian) the 33% by 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) bill today. The clean energy mandate is the strongest in the country and environmental advocates celebrated its potential to provide cleaner air, green jobs and greater energy security for the state.

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Brown Signs Renewable Energy Mandate

Sacramento – Taking a giant step forward down the path toward repowering California with clean, renewable energy, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 2X (Simitian) the 33% by 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) bill today. The clean energy mandate is the strongest in the country and environmental advocates celebrated its potential to provide cleaner air, green jobs and greater energy security for the state.

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California's Renewable Energy Mandate Passes Legislature

33% by 2020 Mandate Soon to Have Force of Law  

Sacramento – The California State Assembly passed SB 2X (Simitian), the 33% by 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard bill today. The bill, which promises to be one of biggest environmental victories of the year, already passed the Senate and is on its way to the governor’s desk where he is expected to sign it. 

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California's Renewable Energy Mandate Passes Legislature

The California State Assembly passed SB 2X (Simitian), the 33% by 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard bill today. The bill, which promises to be one of biggest environmental victories of the year, already passed the Senate and is on its way to the governor’s desk where he is expected to sign it.

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America Cannot Afford Big Oil’s Plan

Los Angeles—After a year in which America’s dependence on oil caused our nation’s largest environmental catastrophe, put billions of tons of pollution in our atmosphere, and undermined our economic and national security, the American Petroleum Institute (API) today proposed an energy plan that would further degrade our environment, endanger public health, boost Big Oil profits, and deepen our dependence on oil.

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