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California is well on its way to meeting EPA's emission reduction goals
Congressman Garamendi Gets Update on California Fires from CAL FIRE, U.S. Forest Service, CA National Guard
“In Lake County and across the state, we are seeing the dangerous effects of our extreme drought. Our emergency responders are doing the best they can to manage the wildfires and save homes and businesses,” Garamendi said.
Local Members of Congress Applaud President Obama’s Designation of Berryessa Snow Mountain Region as a National Monument
Today’s designation by President Obama permanently protecting Berryessa Snow Mountain is a victory for local communities, local economies, and the environment.
Congressman Garamendi & Congresswoman Lowey Respond to New Study on Crude Oil Combustibility, Calls for Immediate Crude Oil-by-Rail Volatility Safety Standard
Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), who served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department under President Clinton, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland, NY), the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today responded to the announcement by urging immediate federal action to keep communities safer in the transportation of Bakken crude oil-by-rail.
The Solano County Water Agency, in collaboration with the Westside-Sacramento Integrated Water Management Group has been awarded a $467,378 federal grant to assess ground water contamination from abandoned mines in Solano, Yolo, Napa and Lake counties.
Congressman Garamendi & Transportation Secretary Foxx Discuss Critical Sacramento Region Infrastructure Issues
Garamendi’s Focus: Surface Transportation Bill Crude Oil-by-Rail Safety, Broadband
No representative of the Bay Delta region was given the opportunity to participate in the development of this legislation. Therefore, it is a safe bet that this lengthy and complex legislation will have negative effects on the Delta. As I have said many times, I am more than willing to work with anyone who wants to achieve a true bipartisan solution to California and Western water problems.
Congressman Garamendi Introduces Drought, Invasive Species, and Conservation Measures for Bill on House Floor
On the House Floor, Garamendi introduces amendments on water management, invasive species, and conservation (click to watch videos).