News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Interior Department proposes first offshore California wind lease sales

The Department of the Interior has announced the first proposed lease sales for wind power off the shore of California and the United States’ West Coast. 

News Release | Environment California

Statement: California Assembly approves bill to tackle wasteful plastic packaging from online shopping

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -The California State Assembly passed legislation (AB 2026) with a 41-26 vote Thursday evening to reduce the unnecessary use of plastic packaging in online shopping. If approved by the California Senate and signed by the Governor, this would be a first in the nation law aimed at limiting single-use plastic waste generated from online shopping. 

News Release | Environment California

Statement: Assembly passes legislation to limit bee-killing neonics pesticide

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Assembly passed legislation (AB 2146) by a 45:14 vote this afternoon to ban most non-agricultural uses of the neonicotinoid, commonly known as neonics, class of pesticides.