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California's climate change regulator will keep its leadership through 2020

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Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:29am

Gov. Jerry Brown will keep his imprint on the state’s powerful climate change agency beyond his time in office following an agency vote Thursday.

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State regulators approve San Onofre nuclear settlement, trimming $750 million from original deal

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Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:57am

Four years after approving a plan that charged ratepayers billions of dollars for the premature closing of the San Onofre nuclear plant, state utility regulators adopted a new deal Thursday that trims about $750 million from consumers’ electricity bills.

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In attempt to save the rarest marine mammal, court orders a ban on Mexican seafood imports Rosanna Xia

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Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:53am

To protect one of the most endangered species in the world, an international trade court judge ordered the Trump administration Thursday to ban all seafood harvested with gill nets in Mexico’s northern Gulf of California — a bold move with significant political and economic consequences.

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‘Tahoe will not be blue.’ Why the lake’s warming trends are worrisome

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Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:50am

Climate change is gradually warming Lake Tahoe, clouding its clarity and threatening its fabled “blueness,” scientists at UC Davis warned Thursday.