The Wilderness Society writes to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources in support of measures designating the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Area, Hermosa Creek Wilderness Area and Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area.
California has already established itself as a leader in solar development, with ambitious rooftop solar programs, numerous large- and community-scale projects under construction, and many more in the permitting pipeline.
The State of California continues to finalize its cap-and-trade regulation. The regulation is expected to become enforceable January 1, 2012; however, covered entities will not have an emissions obligation until 2013. It is anticipated that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) w
These comments were submitted by The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, and Defenders of Wildlife regarding the West Chocolate Mountains Renewable Energy Evaluation Area Draft Environmental Impact Study.
The State of California has a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation which mandates that California’s transportation fuels should be at least 10 percent less carbon intensive by the year 2020. The LCFS does not mandate the adoption of any particular fuel, but it will likely drive
Chaparral covers most of our four Southern California national forests, creating important habitat and watershed. But what is chaparral? And why does it burn so frequently here? What can communities do to prevent damage and risk from wildfire?