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Nov 30, 2016

National Center for Sustainable Transportation at UC Davis Secures $2.8 Million DOT Grant

Congressman John Garamendi is happy to announce that the National Center for Sustainable Transportation (NCST), headquartered at UC Davis, received a substantial grant to continue its research into environmentally-friendly transportation solutions today.

Oct 13, 2016

Garamendi gets another look at ‘future of energy independence’

Rep. John Garamendi traveled Wednesday to Montezuma Hills Road and a site 16 miles from Fairfield to see the future.

Oct 12, 2016

Congressman Garamendi tours Clayton Fire burn area, considers further federal response

U.S. Representative John Garamendi (D-3rd District) traveled to Lower Lake this weekend to visit areas damaged by the Clayton Fire. He was joined by Lake County Supervisor Rob Brown. They discussed ongoing response and cleanup efforts.

Oct 11, 2016

Garamendi Tours Clayton Fire

Garamendi visits Lake County to assess damage from Clayton Fire

Oct 5, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Addresses More than 150 High School Students at UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Garamendi Comments Focus on Intersection of Agriculture and Climate Change

Sep 22, 2016

Congressman Garamendi Praises Benicia Decision to Reject Crude Oil-by-Rail Facility, Renews Call for National Volatility Safety Standard

Congressman John Garamendi today praised the Benicia City Council for their unanimous 5-0 vote rejecting a proposed crude-oil-by-rail facility that would have been operated by Valero.

Feb 10, 2016

UC Davis hosts first Energy Institute for Obama’s Young African Leaders program

Twenty-five young African leaders will leverage the world leadership of UC Davis in zero-net energy and its global experience to tackle energy challenges in their countries.

Jan 21, 2016

Train tank cars with sulfuric acid derail in Martinez

Three tank cars carrying sulfuric acid derailed Wednesday morning on train tracks near the Interstate 680 overpass that leads to the Benicia-Martinez Bridge.

Dec 31, 2015

Top Stories of 2015: Berryessa Snow Mountain wins national monument status

A continued push in Northern California by multiple political representatives culminated this year with Berryessa Snow Mountain being established as a national monument.