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California vows to redouble climate efforts after Supreme Court’s EPA ruling

San Francisco Chronicle

The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that federal officials have no authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal plants was a blow against national efforts to combat global warming. For...

California leaders denounce Supreme Court ruling limiting EPA authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions

CBS Bay Area

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the federal Environmental Protection Agency does not have broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants under the Clean Air Act,...

Clean water advocates defend Clean Water Act in SCOTUS brief


The Waterkeeper Alliance, San Francisco Baykeeper, Bayou City Waterkeeper, and 47 additional Waterkeeper groups from across the country have filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court...

A Rude Awakening -San Francisco Baykeeper & Author Donald Edward Davis


On today’s show, I speak to author and independent scholar Donald Edward Davis on his latest publication American Chestnut Tree: An Environmental History. We’ll switch gears and talk to San...

Flow Deal: Peace Treaty or Trojan Horse?

Estuary News

Promising up to 825,000 acre-feet a year of new water to protect endangered fish and thousands of acres of habitat improvements, the Newsom administration and others hailed the March announcement of...

Clean Water Advocates File SCOTUS Brief To Defend Clean Water Act Protection For Waters Of Significant National Importance

Markets Herald

Waterkeeper Alliance, San Francisco Baykeeper, Bayou City Waterkeeper, and 47 additional Waterkeeper groups from across the country filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme...

Environmentalists, Lawmakers Stand Behind EPA on Sackett Case Before Supreme Court

Progressive Farmer

LINCOLN, NE—The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Oct. 3 in a Clean Water Act case that could have a broad effect on which waters are considered jurisdictional.

Rising Seas Could Bring Toxic Chemicals Flooding into San Francisco's Bayview Neighborhood


The first installment of Ezra David Romero's series "Sacrifice Zones." 

Deal resolves lawsuits over Bay Area coal exports, but future of Utah’s coal industry remains in doubt

The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah’s fight with a Bay Area city over coal exports was resolved last month with a federal judge’s signature on a settlement that halts coal shipments through Richmond, Calif. by the end of 2026....

Opinion: Inadequate water agency rules won’t protect the Bay

Mercury News

A governmental agency made a decision May 11 that will affect everyone who lives in the Bay Area, especially those who depend on the San Francisco Bay and our creeks for recreation and livelihood....

Benicia port fire likely caused by mechanical issue

Vallejo Sun

BENICIA – A fire at the Port of Benicia in April was likely caused by heat from a mechanical issue on a conveyer system that ignited petroleum coke, which is produced at the Valero Benicia refinery...

As Bay Area faces prolonged drought, recycling and desalination are the only two real options

San Francisco Examiner

Despite being surrounded by water, Bay Area residents are routinely told during dry years to take shorter showers, let lawns brown and slow the rush of water from their taps. But as climate change...


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