News Release | Environment California

Our statement: Sewage spill should never have happened

On Sunday afternoon, 17 million gallons of sewage was discharged just one mile off the California coast forcing public health officials to close Dockweiler State Beach and El Segundo Beach. Here is our statement...

News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

Statement: Gov. Newsom announces he is accelerating California’s progress to climate goals

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced during a meeting with climate scientists that he is directing California state agencies to accelerate California’s progress toward its nation-leading climate goals. Here is our statement.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

New report highlights the environmental benefits of rooftop solar in California

Installing more rooftop solar in California will increase essential renewable electricity generation while protecting the state’s open spaces. It will also help make communities more resilient to global warming-related disruptions to the power grid.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: House passes landmark water and transportation bill to restore and enhance U.S. infrastructure

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a legislative package on Thursday that would improve water infrastructure, protect drinking water, and repair and expand our transportation system.  The package combined several bills, including the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 and the AQUA Act, under the umbrella of the INVEST in America Act.  

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Statement: California Public Utilities Commission votes to undercut the value of rooftop solar

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted Thursday to approve major changes to the Avoided Cost Calculator (ACC), the state’s official ‘value of solar’ calculator.