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Will Other States Join California's International Climate Pact?

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Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:59pm

The same day President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement, the governors of New York, California, and Washington announced a domestic effort to combat global warming, the U.S. Climate Alliance. Though the group’s exact plans are still unclear, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo defiantly declared that it would uphold the terms reached in Paris, “regardless of [Trump’s] irresponsible actions.”

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California sues EPA for documents to determine whether Administrator Scott Pruitt has conflict of interest

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Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:55pm

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra on Friday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it failed to comply with a request for documents that might indicate whether agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has a conflict of interest.

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Elon Musk hands over first 30 Tesla Model 3s, but warns of 'manufacturing hell' ahead

Published: 
Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:53am

Lights go dim. A rocket-launch-style countdown begins. Upbeat music pounds out some bass-heavy drama. 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, lift off.

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Despite complaints, judge says Aliso Canyon natural gas facility can reopen

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Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:49am

A state appeals court judge ruled Saturday that Southern California Gas Co. can resume operations at its Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, the source of the biggest methane leak in the country’s history.

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Proterra Opens Los Angeles Electric Bus Plant Targeting West Coast Transit Sales

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Thu, 07/27/2017 - 9:24am

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement in June drew international condemnation, but has had no impact on California’s push for dramatic cuts in carbon exhaust.