Leading a coalition of 13 Attorneys General, the California Air Resources Board and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra submitted a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday demanding the immediate withdrawal of an order...
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By Dan Mccue
(CN) – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday, ending a tenure dogged by unrelenting controversies over his spending, ethics and management at the agency.
In a tweet, President Donald Trump said, “I have accepted...
Leading a coalition of 19 states and municipalities, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today submitted a 30-page comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on due process violations, lack of fairness, and ethical lapses that arise from Administrator Scott Pruitt’s involvement...
Leading a coalition of 12 attorneys general, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed his strong opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to repeal regulations that place strict emissions standards on highly polluting “glider” trucks.
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By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News
(CN) – Accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of withholding ethics documents regarding its chief Scott Pruitt (pictured above), California’s attorney general on Friday sued the regulator for failing to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request.
By Josh Russell, Courthouse News
(CN) – The Environmental Protection Agency said it is moving forward with Obama-era smog regulations, after California and 14 more states petitioned to challenge the Trump administration’s delay of rules reducing emissions of air pollutants.
“We believe in dialogue...
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to oppose legislation that would force California to accept water quality standards more than 22 years old and give up all enforcement of its own higher state standards.
The so-called Gaining Responsibility on...
SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced he is taking action against the Environmental Protection Agency due to its failure to reduce methane emissions from existing oil and natural gas operations, as is required under the federal Clean Air Act.
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan issued the following statement Sunday recommending providers pause the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions that are under investigation.
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission is set to further review the proposed 77-acre Sand Canyon Resort development and hear from the developer after commissioners ruled in November the project needed “some work.”
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 88 new deaths and 9,927 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported 7 new fatalities since Friday.
After Harleen Grewal became one of the 1 million Los Angelenos to be diagnosed with COVID-19, she realized there’s a better way for people to find out whether they have the virus, or whether they need to isolate because they potentially could make someone else sick.
The California Department of Public Health, in coordination with Santa Clara County and the University of California San Francisco, on Sunday announced that an L452R variant of COVID-19 is increasingly being identified by viral genomic sequencing in multiple counties across the state, including Los Angeles County.
Seeking to support Los Angeles County's efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the tragic impact on its residents, Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn are calling for additional flexibility in the county's vaccination effort to include as many residents as possible and a process to begin vaccinating those 65 and older.
As Americans celebrate the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work to expand voting rights and representation, Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday formally submitted the appointment of Alex Padilla to become California’s first Latino U.S. Senator and the nomination of Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber to become the state’s first African American Secretary of State.
A federal class action filed Friday claims Bank of America failed to secure debit cards containing unemployment benefits for millions of Californians, leading to widespread fraud and making some cardholders unable to access needed funds during a pandemic.
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management will be on high alert Monday night due to the potential of extreme Santa Ana wind and fire weather conditions in much of the county late Monday night into early Wednesday.
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.