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New Alliances in California Senate Put California Plastic Bag Ban Back on Track

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 03.29.2014 | Los Angeles
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Judging from the speeches made by California Senators Alex Padilla, Kevin de Leon, and Ricardo Lara at a press conference in Vernon on Friday, January 24th, statewide plastic bag legislation may well be "in the bag."

Californians Take Stand in the Sand for Plastic-Free Seas

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

California, known for its seemingly endless beautiful coastline, is also a source of endless ingenuity and passion for protecting our natural resources from plastic waste. Way to go, Californians!

Will California Become 'The Saudi Arabia Of The Sun'?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco

According to a new report, California's solar industry is absolutely booming. The Los Angeles-based non-profit Environment California claims that ...

Stopping the Republican Attack on Our Country's Clean Air Protections: Lessons from California

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 06.18.2011 | Home
Rep. Mike Honda

In California's 15th District, we know that technological innovation and environmental stewardship go hand in hand to enhance our quality of life. Tha...

Yes Virginia, There Is a P in EPA: Lisa Jackson, American Super Hero

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.27.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Every super hero has a nemesis, and the EPA's Jackson has the 112th Congress under the leadership of John Boehner doing everything it can to stop progress toward fuel efficiency and clean energy.

25-Foot Turtle Stumps for Plastic Bag Ban

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

If The Single-Use Bag Reduction Act passed, California would be the first state in America to prohibit single-use plastic bags in grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies.