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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.
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.
Three tank cars carrying sulfuric acid derailed Wednesday morning on train tracks near the Interstate 680 overpass that leads to the Benicia-Martinez Bridge.
A continued push in Northern California by multiple political representatives culminated this year with Berryessa Snow Mountain being established as a national monument.
Compromise legislation preserves key priorities for California’s 3rd Congressional District
Amendments would reduce likelihood of destructive and lethal oil train explosions, and require that transportation of energy be included in security evaluations
The Sacramento City Unified School District bought tens of thousands of dollars in canned peaches, pears and applesauce from China, defying a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestic food and running counter to the district’s embrace of the local farm-to-fork movement.
Congressman Garamendi Submits Public Comment on Twin Tunnels Boondoggle, Responds to Governor Brown’s Disappointing Remarks
Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) submitted his public comment on the massive twin tunnels, falsely called the “California WaterFix”, that are proposed to be built through the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Comments to Delta tunnel proponents are due this Friday, October 30, 2015. Comments can be submitted to BDCP/WaterFix Comments, P.O. Box 1919, Sacramento, CA 95812 or by email to BDCPComments@icfi.com.
California needed to pour cold water on the idiots flying drones so close to California wildfires that they threaten lives and drive away aircraft trying to put out the blazes. Gov. Jerry Brown didn’t think enough about the threat to sign legislation limiting the use of drones.