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Ex Calif. official says Jerry Brown ordered regulators to bypass US water law

Ex Calif. official says Jerry Brown ordered regulators to bypass US water law

Representative for Jerry Brown says accusations ‘baseless’ SAN FRANCISCO¬†–¬†California’s top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown’s senior aides in 2011 that the governor’s orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state’s groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified. […]

By September 4, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Aggressive California climate change plan advanced by lawmakers

Aggressive California climate change plan advanced by lawmakers

California climate change plan called most aggressive in North America On Wednesday, lawmakers pushed through an ambitious California climate change package to reduce the state’s carbon footprint and boost the use of renewable energy to 50 per cent in 15 years. The state Senate passed proposals to enact Gov. Jerry Brown’s call to curb greenhouse […]