Tag Archives: California waiver

Epic fight over diesel pollution and California’s future clean air authority

Epic fight over diesel pollution and California’s future clean air authority

Governor Jerry Brown swore last December that if the federal government stopped collecting crucial climate data, the Golden State would launch its own satellite. Repeatedly since then California leaders have vowed to continue their pursuit of clean air and climate progress, no matter how the Trump administration proceeds. The state has long cut a separate path from the federal government, ... 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 »

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