If the Legislature does not approve the bill by Thursday, a similar initiative will proceed to the November ballot.
Opponents say the plan would worsen pollution and build momentum for more industrial projects near the fragile coastline.
Wildland firefighters have been sounding the alarm on a lack of accessible housing. Is anyone listening?
Wildfires loom all over, but the rural counties with poor and elderly residents face the greatest threats.
A Los Angeles-area air quality board faces questions over grant spending amid some of the worst pollution in the nation.
Gov. Newsom’s revised budget includes money for a one-time drinking water crisis program, but advocates are hoping for more.
‘Here’s the core of it. There ain’t going to be any jobs on a dead planet.’
The oil and gas industry could jeopardize federal funding to clean up the state’s thousands of abandoned and leaking wells.
Kalmus, a climate scientist and activist, explains why we need to act now, and fast, to forestall calamity.
Gaps in environmental regulations may leave communities at risk of exposure to the toxic industrial compound.
Glendale Water & Power says it is obligated by law to meet generation requirements — opponents say it’s ‘gaslighting.’
As the agency rolls out a $500 million clean up program, it must navigate skepticism from environmental experts and the public.
Newly discovered records of illegal hazardous waste dumping raise fresh doubts over developer transparency and regulatory oversight.
Thousands of homeowners live near methane-emitting wells. The fossil fuel industry has avoided cleaning up the mess for over a century.
Development, oil and agriculture have long-burdened the valley with pollutants, and residents are tired of the EPA doing nothing about it.
Tribes struggling to rebuild after Hurricane Ida were surprised when the Biden administration reopened oil and gas leasing.
The EWG tap water database brings into focus challenges facing underserved communities grappling with drinking water contamination.
The former plant is believed to have impacted more than 10,000 properties east of Los Angeles.
Civic and environmental groups accuse AG Hector Balderas of improper dealings with a lawyer and longtime friend.
Questions over DTSC competency complicate taxpayer-funded plans to rehabilitate polluted properties.