BPC Attends CARB and CalEPA Public Workshop on At Berth and At Anchor Control Measures

As part of its ongoing implementation of AB 617, the State of California has reinforced its commitment to the legislation’s goals by incentivizing further emissions reductions in and around high-impact communities. Accordingly, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and California Environmental Protection Agency have drafted an update to the state’s “Concepts for Ocean-Going Vessels Operating […]

State beats its climate law goal

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Bay Area Climate News from CRI – April 2018

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS FROM CRI April 2018      THE BIG PICTURE   GHG Emissions Rose in 2017 — Renewables growing fast…but not fast enough The New York Times breaks down the top 5 reasons why global GHGs rose in 2017. While renewables grew faster than any other energy sector, they couldn’t match the growth in overall energy demand. […]

Saving Water Also Saves Energy and Reduces Greenhouse Gases

As debate continues in San Diego County and around the state over how aggressively to conserve water amid a historic drought, a new study finds that reductions in urban water use have saved significant amounts of electricity and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Click here to read the rest of the article from the Los Angeles […]

Downey Brand: California Supreme Court Strictly Interprets State Fully Protected Species Statute and Finds Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis Inadequate in Newhall Ranch EIR

Don Sobelman 415.848.4824 Email   Kathryn Oehlschlager 415.848.4820 Email   Christian Marsh 415.848.4830 Email California Supreme Court Strictly Interprets State Fully Protected Species Statute and Finds Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis Inadequate in Newhall Ranch EIR On Monday, the California Supreme Court issued its third opinion of 2015 interpreting the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”).  In […]