President Donald Trump

‘Shot across the bow’ at California greenhouse gas rules

‘Shot across the bow’ at California greenhouse gas rules

The Trump administration put California on notice Wednesday that it’s taking another look at miles per gallon requirements for cars and pickups that were negotiated during the Obama administration. Almost simultaneously, 10 attorneys general asked the administration to leave the rules alone. The rules determine what choices are available to consumers when they visit the dealership, and how fast carbon ... Read More »

Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientist Linda Rasmussen is “extremely nervous” about President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal Obamacare. It’s kept her healthy since 2014, when she enrolled in a subsidized plan through Covered California, the health insurance marketplace the law enabled. If Republicans repeal it without an equivalent replacement, and without federal subsidies she now receives, she’ll be out of ... Read More »

EPA pick shows little support for California pollution authority

EPA pick shows little support for California pollution authority

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSEPA pick Scott Pruitt appeared before his Senate confirmation panel as a reserved man of the law, someone with a respect for process and a commitment to meeting agency deadlines. Several times President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee characterized the proper role of the EPA as a partner for the states, with states taking the lead. ... Read More »