More on Environment

Jan 8, 2018

Garamendi vows to fight Trump plan for offshore drilling

Rep. John Garamendi says he will fight “through every possible avenue I have” a plan by the Trump Administration to expand offshore oil and gas drilling.

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.