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  • State Senate OKs climate change bill, seeks to ban new offshore drilling

    State Senate OKs climate change bill, seeks to ban new offshore drilling
    State senators passed legislation Wednesday intended to help California tackle climate change by setting new targets for generating renewable energy, reducing gasoline use and increasing energy efficiency in buildings.
  • California water officials deliver sobering facts on depleted wells

    California water officials deliver sobering facts on depleted wells
    Just a few months ago, the state's top water officials said they had reason for optimism. Rain was cascading down on California in December and water conservation passed 20%. "I, for one, had high hopes," Mark Cowin, director of the state Department...

    Drought update: Dry wells, debate over water cutbacks

    Drought update: Dry wells, debate over water cutbacks
    With Californians increasing efforts to deal with the drought, lawmakers got an update Tuesday on exactly how bad things are and heard little to cheer them. Among other areas of concern, about 1,900 wells have gone dry, Mark Cowin, director of the...

    California's greenhouse gas emission targets are getting tougher

    California's greenhouse gas emission targets are getting tougher
    Gov. Jerry Brown accelerated California's effort to slash greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday, burnishing the state's reputation as a pacesetter in the battle against climate change. In an executive order, Brown said the state must cut the pollutants...

    Lawmakers call oil operations 'reckless,' call for shutdown of wells

    Lawmakers call oil operations 'reckless,' call for shutdown of wells
    Calling the current situation "reckless," a group of state legislators on Friday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately shut down more than 2,500 oil production and oilfield waste water wells that the state has allowed to operate in federally protected...