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We banned the bag in 100 communities.

In 2013, more cities and counties stood up to protect Pacific wildlife and passed bans on single-use plastic grocery bags. Now, more than 90 communities in California, from Marin to Los Angeles, are living bag free. Thanks to citizen support, California now has a network of 124 underwater state parks that protect our coast and wildlife.

News Release | Environment California

Gov. Jerry Brown energizes fight to stall climate change, signing California’s 100% clean electricity bill into law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the landmark Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) today, setting the Golden State on a path to generate 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources such as solar and wind by 2045.

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News Release | Environment California

University of California system commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2025

California’s flagship public university system, with 238,000 students across 10 campuses, will run completely on electricity from clean, renewable energy by 2025.

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News Release | Environment California

California Senate sends 100% clean electricity bill to Gov. Brown’s desk

California is now just one step away from committing to a future powered by 100 percent clean electricity.

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News Release | Environment California

California one signature away from saying “no” to Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan

Today the California state Legislature passed a measure that, if signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will block offshore oil drillers from transporting their dirty, dangerous fuels from federal waters to California’s coastline.

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News Release | Environment California

California chooses a 100 percent clean energy future

California is shining a light on the future of energy.

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