More on Environment

Sep 19, 2017

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on Westlands Water District Twin Tunnels Announcement

“Today, the Westlands Water District voted to reject the California WaterFix. They came to realize what Delta residents have known for so long: the twin tunnels are a boondoggle, a real financial disaster."

Aug 22, 2017

Climate change serves as central concern at annual Lake Tahoe Summit

The 21st annual Lake Tahoe Summit brought together federal, California and Nevada elected officials to discuss the importance of continued partnership in the basin-wide fight against tree mortality, invasive species, declining lake clarity — and the global issue of climate change.

Jun 22, 2017

Coastal panel spawned by 1930s oil scandal is now a player in California governor's race

It oversees 4 million acres of land beneath California waters: the state’s entire Pacific coast and its lakes, rivers and inlets, along with the harbors of San Diego, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco. Shipping, fishing, oil and gas wells, waterfront real estate development — it all falls under the State Lands Commission.

Jun 8, 2017

What Congress Did to You: June 8, 2017

This week's video features the Republican rollback of the consumer financial protections in the Dodd-Frank law.

Jun 2, 2017

Trump actions target our well-being and environment

Last month, President Trump released his 2018 budget request. It’s a cruel departure from the bipartisan approach Congress took in passing the omnibus funding bill just five weeks ago — a bill that at least maintained level funding for research, science and protections for our nation’s most vulnerable people.

Jun 1, 2017

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on the Trump Administration Abandoning the Paris Accord on Climate Change

The world and Trump should know that California, the world's 6th biggest economy, will continue to lead in reducing greenhouse gasses.

Jun 1, 2017

Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

Reaction in the U.S. Obama decried Trump's decision in a statement released Thursday. "The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created," the former president said.