California Governor Gavin Newsom's state budget plan was released Monday, and its $286 billion top line figure includes an unexpectedly generous line item for shipping.
Through Feb. 24, 2022, the draft management plan and draft environmental assessment are available for download, review, and public comment. See details below for document access, public meeting information, and instructions on commenting.
Congressional Democrats are trying to build one for the nation. They should check out California, which has already successfully rolled one out at the state level.
An Earth-changing development took place in New York City in 1907 when plastic was first synthesized. It had all the right properties for a huge range of uses, including lightweight, flexible, strong, moisture resistant, relatively inexpensive, and a quality that has plagued us ever since, durability.
We commend the California Coastal Commission for seeing through the fog of misinformation, distinguishing it from science-based fact, and approving a United States Fish and Wildlife Service plan to remove invasive house mice from the Farallon Islands.
During its Jan. 11 meeting, the Carlsbad City Council approved a resolution opposing the City of Oceanside’s plan to construct four groins and a sand bypass system designed to minimize sand loss at the city’s beaches.
The city of San Diego Tuesday released an updated proposal for the redevelopment of De Anza Cove in the northeastern corner of Mission Bay Park, and asked San Diegans to weigh in on the plan.
A federal lawsuit against the National Park Service (NPS) at Point Reyes National Seashore was filed on January 10th by four environmental organizations. The lawsuit contends the National Park Service in a new management plan for the Park is putting the private interests of local ranchers ahead of the public interest.
CELINA IBARRA / In San Diego, we will soon be facing the most obvious effect of climate change on a coastal area, sea level rise.
The golden hills of California have turned green in recent weeks after a series of storms delivered much-needed rain and snow to a state suffering from two years of drought.
A California district court has sided with the city of Newark and developer The Sobrato Organization in a lawsuit filed by environmental groups who challenged a plan to build hundreds of two-story tract homes along fragile wetlands in Alameda County.
Water inundated low-lying areas around San Francisco Bay last weekend, as the Northern California region saw some of the highest tides of the year.
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On November 10, 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published a Notice of Intent to conduct scoping and to prepare a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary.
MONTEREY — NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries on Wednesday announced the appointment of Lisa Wooninck as superintendent of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, according to a news release from the sanctuary.
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The Southern Resident killer whale population has not fallen below this number since 1974, when the first complete count was undertaken.
In July, a backup caused by debris forced officials to use an emergency discharge procedure, sending a flood of raw sewage into Santa Monica Bay. The L.A. County Department of Public Health issued a health advisory and urged people to avoid swimming in areas around Dockweiler State Beach and El Segundo Beach.
The administration wants to sell its first lease in 2022, and a new bill in California requires a plan. Some in Humboldt have been waiting years for this moment to arrive.
Scientists have discovered fossils of a new species of aquatic reptile that may represent the first giant animal that ever lived on Earth. Named Cymbospondylus youngorum, the creature is a new type of ichthyosaur dating back to the early stages of the Age of Dinosaurs, and grew to huge proportions extremely quickly.
Rivers leading from the mountains to Orange County’s slice of the Pacific bring along bacteria that can pose a threat to surfers and beachgoers.
Southern California beaches from Orange to Los Angeles counties were closed over the holiday weekend after up to approximately 7 million gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into the Pacific Ocean.
Nikola Corporation has delivered the first Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicle (BEV) pilot trucks to one of Southern California’s port trucking companies for use at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
It absorbs carbon. It reduces emissions on dairy farms. It can be used as food, fuel and fertilizer. It requires nothing but seawater and sunlight to grow.
Nearly three months after an undersea pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of crude oil into the waters off Southern California, authorities have announced that coastal cleanup efforts are now complete.
To clean the water and preserve the wetlands, the San Diego Bay is part of a significant preservation effort years in the making. Pacific oyster shells from the Carlsbad Aquafarm will be crushed up and used as a life source to benefit the bay.