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Activist will fight delay of vehicle fuels in cap-and-trade system

published about 5 hours ago
Activist will fight delay of vehicle fuels in cap-and-trade system
Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer, who has pledged to spend $100 million in the midterm elections to push his climate change agenda across the nation, announced Tuesday that he would fight efforts to delay a key element of California's landmark environmental law.

Flooding eases near UCLA as crews work to clear Pauley Pavilion

published about 7 hours ago
Flooding eases near UCLA as crews work to clear Pauley Pavilion
A massive water line break that sent a geyser shooting 30 feet into the air and flooded part of Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus was subsiding Tuesday evening as crews battled to clear water from Pauley Pavilion.

In Mexico, Gov. Brown has plenty to say about immigration crisis

published about 14 hours ago
In Mexico, Gov. Brown has plenty to say about immigration crisis
On Tuesday morning Gov.Jerry Brown was sitting in the second row of an armored, dark-blue sport utility vehicle as it hurtled toward the next stop of his four-day trade mission.

White House Report Presses Economic Case for Carbon Rule

published 1 day ago
Failing to reduce carbon pollution could cost the United States economy $150 billion a year, the Council of Economic Advisers said.

Brown, Mexican officials sign climate pact during governor's trip

published 1 day ago
When federal leaders in Washington needed new ideas for slashing vehicle pollution, they looked west to California, which had already enacted tighter standards.