UPDATE: the Court granted our motion on January 3, 2014.
On December 10, 2013, the California Court of Appeal upheld San Francisco’s plastic bag ban against a legal challenge brought by the Save the Plastic Bag Coalition. This is the latest victory for local governments against the plastics industry and its allies.
As California families begin to plan summer trips to the beach, 29 California legislators released a letter today thanking Governor Brown for his leadership to conserve California’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
The Berryessa Snow Mountain region is the crown jewel of Northern California's wild inner Coast Range. It is one of the most biologically diverse regions of California, and an important site for bald eagles and other iconic wildlife. The area is a dazzling outdoor wonderland rich in unique natural features and loaded with recreational opportunities located less than one hundred miles from the Sacramento and Bay Area metropolitan regions. We are proud to stand with 100 local business owners calling on President Obama to permanently protect Berryessa Snow Mountain.
On January 22, 2014, Environment New Hampshire's Madeline Page and Travis Madsen gave oral and written testimony before the New Hampshire House Energy, Science and Technology Committee in support of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Full written testimony below: