The suit is against the California Coastal Commission (CCC) to oppose all efforts to shut-down motorized off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (ODSVRA).
That's right, we got an A+ from a body more widely recognized for handing out F's and incompletes.
The commission also requested the park service review the 20-year lease plan in five years.
Pembina Pipeline Corp. has told a federal appeals court that it is pausing development of the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal and related Pacific Connector pipeline to assess the impact of recent regulatory setbacks.
Updated Plan Calls for Improved Water Flow and Expansion of Restoration Acreage from 21 to 84 acres in Muted Tidal Basins, in Addition to Dredging of the Inlet
Balboa Island, today a popular tourist destination dotted with multi-million dollar homes, was once just a sandbar. Then developer William Collins decided it was the perfect spot to pile up dredged sand as he made deeper waterways for boaters coming to the growing seaside town of Newport Beach.
Hydraulic pumps can collect a day’s worth of clams in minutes, but experts are concerned about how they affect the ecosystem
More than a million off-roaders each year visit the only state park in California where vehicles can drive on the beach, pitting recreation against conservation.
Sea level rise threatens billions in flood damage, but dredged mud to raise shoreline isn’t being used
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Highway 1 along Big Sur is expected to reopen by April 30 because work to repair a huge piece of roadway that crumbled during a storm is nearly two months ahead of schedule, the California Department of Transportation announced Thursday.
The California State Water Resources Control Board will use $4.4 million of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to fund projects in seven counties around the state.
For decades, the Scripps Oceanographic Collections have amassed millions of marine organisms and geological samples that continue to yield scientific discoveries
In the span of eight days, four gray whales were found dead in the San Francisco Bay area, their carcasses washed ashore on beaches and state parks.
Just 10 miles off the coast of Los Angeles lurks an environmental disaster over 70 years in the making, which few have ever heard about. That is, until now, thanks to the research of a University of California marine scientist named David Valentine.
Ruling upholds 2019 Sacramento County Superior Court ruling for an amended State Lands Commission lease
“I hope that the media will use the right word when you report this story today. The county isn’t gifting anyone anything. The county is returning property that was inappropriately taken. We are returning to the Bruce family… property that they rightfully owned.”
Port of San Diego approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex, and Poseidon Resource to coordinate on the restoration of South San Diego Bay Wetlands.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), The Nature Conservancy, the Association of Monterey Bay Area of Governments (AMBAG) and Virtual Planet Technologies today announced the release of an innovative virtual reality app, Sea Level Rise Explorer, that is playing a key role in addressing sea-level rise on Highway 1 along Elkhorn Slough.
The crabbing industry, a part of the commercial fishing industry that generated an estimated $100 million on California’s North Coast in 2017, has been beset by increased regulation, the effects of climate change and internal negotiations in recent years.
The city of Los Angeles is currently experiencing drought conditions, but over the next 30 years, an increasing number of L.A. County properties are at risk of flooding.
When the California Public Utilities Commission recommended 17 months ago that a gas-fired power plant on the Redondo Beach waterfront remain open beyond 2020 — over the objections of local officials and clean energy activists — Commissioner Martha Guzman Aceves made a commitment to the city’s mayor.
Cooler temperatures created a robust environment for nutrient-rich plankton to proliferate
Reports in old ship logs of thousands of barrels of DDT being dumped into the Catalina Channel during the 1950s were confirmed in 2011 by photographs taken by UC Santa Barbara marine scientist Dr. David Valentine