More on Environment

Nov 16, 2015

Sacramento City Unified faces criticism for buying Chinese canned fruit

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.

Oct 30, 2015

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.

Oct 28, 2015

Garamendi’s Letter to 3rd District Water Leaders on Delta Tunnels Public Comment

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

Oct 20, 2015

Feds move in to control drones

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.

Oct 7, 2015

Northern California Congressman John Garamendi Introduces Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015

The bill would provide $415 million over the next decade to advance the region’s highest-priority restoration projects.

Sep 28, 2015

Sacramento Delta Area Members of Congress Vote No on Dangerous RAPID Act

If enacted, this law could lead to premature approval and construction of projects with disastrous environmental consequences, such as the Twin Tunnels project that would drain vital resources from the Sacramento Delta.

Sep 25, 2015

Rep. Garamendi discusses Pope Francis' speech on CNN Situation Room

Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) talks with Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper about Pope Francis' speech to Congress.

Sep 22, 2015

Rep. John Garamendi talks fires on AB10 special edition, 9/19/2015

Rep. John Garamendi talks about fire prevention and fire safety on ABC10 Sacramento special edition, 9/19/2015

Sep 15, 2015

Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) discusses Valley and Butte Fire on CNN: 9/14/2015

Local Congressman John Garamendi discusses the Valley Fire and Butte Fire on CNN's The Situation Room, September 14, 2015