Latest Environment of California Stories

2010-12-07 08:16:06

The Department of Energy and NASA signed Administrative Orders on Consent (AOC) with the California Environmental Protection Agency today that define the process for the characterization and cleanup end-state of portions of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL).

2010-06-24 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "California BrightSpot: Clean Energy is Putting California to Work," a new website, e-newsletter, and information hub for California's clean energy and clean tech sector, was launched today by the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy.

2010-06-24 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Coastal Commission is proud to announce the 26th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, the state's largest volunteer event.

2010-04-01 12:38:00

New Rules Will Save PA's Consumers $14 Billion in Fuel Costs, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 57 Million Metric Tons over Next Decade HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2010-03-24 16:30:00

Economic impacts of plan to implement AB 32 likely to be small and positive SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California can grow its economy and reap immediate benefits from cleaner air while meeting air pollution reduction goals of its Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32), according to an economic analysis released today by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and reviewed by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

2010-03-02 13:51:00

TSX: GQM VANCOUVER, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. announces that the 45-day review period for the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for the Soledad Mountain Project concluded at 5:00 p.m. on February 25, 2010.

2010-02-26 15:05:00


2010-02-19 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fleet Management Ltd. was ordered to pay $10 million today for its role in causing the Cosco Busan oil discharge and a subsequent cover-up after the ship struck the San Francisco Bay Bridge in November 2007, the Justice Department announced.

2010-01-31 06:29:58

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger called for two state-run agencies to investigate a rash of birth defects that have affected Kettleman City for over a year now.

2010-01-27 06:00:00

NORTHLAKE, Ill., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Every morning, Lillian Krockerberger sings her favorite opera arias in German. While that may not seem like a monumental accomplishment, this opera soprano turns 105 years old on Feb 3, 2010.Lillian was born in Germany in 1905.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.