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The Latest On: California

October 2, 2014 | Blog Post

California: A Terrible Place To Breathe

The Golden State claimed all five of the top slots for the highest air pollution in the American Lung Association's 2014 State of the Air Report.

September 24, 2014 | Case

Challenging Sacramento Air District's Furtive Approvals of Crude Oil Project

Earthjustice has filed a lawsuit challenging the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District’s rubber-stamping of construction and operating permits for Inter-State Oil Company to transfer Bakken crude oil from rail to truck, forgoing any public process or environmental impact review.

August 29, 2014 | Blog Post

Valley Air District Will Miss Soot Deadline

Well, it happened. As we predicted back in June, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District officially has no hope of attaining the 1997 soot standard by the Dec. 31, 2014 deadline.

August 21, 2014 | Blog Post

Bees Need Help in California -- Today

The state of our honey bees is in danger. There’s a ghastly bill up for vote before the California Legislature – a bill that would postpone any action by the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation to ban bee-killing pesticides until 2020.