By Adrian Martinez Dean Florez is preparing for what he calls “one of the biggest votes I’ve ever taken” as an air regulator at an influential agency with national clout. When he and 13 other members of the California Air Resources Board (the agency responsible for cleaning up California’s air and climate pollution) cast their … Read moreBuses Are the Electric Vehicle Everyone Should Be Talking About. Here’s Why.
This post was originally published on this site By Ramin Pejan Mining operations in Canada are threatening to destroy the way of life of Southeast Alaskan Tribes who were never consulted about the mines by the governments of Canada or British Columbia. The Tribes have depended for millennia upon the pristine watersheds of the Taku, … Read moreCanada as Ugly Neighbor: Mines in BC Would Devastate Alaskan Tribes
By Byron Chan Almost 15,000 residents of Los Angeles’ Porter Ranch neighborhood evacuated their homes in the fall of 2015, many of them suffering from headaches, breathing problems and nosebleeds. The culprit: a massive leak of carcinogenic chemicals at SoCalGas’s nearby Aliso Canyon underground gas storage facility. From October 2015 until February 2016, the facility … Read moreThe Lessons We Didn’t Learn From the Largest Gas Leak in U.S. History