Tomorrow, the South Coast Air Quality Management District will vote on a long-term regional clean air plan for the four counties under its jurisdiction. The plan as currently written contains few new mandatory measures to reduce pollution, instead focusing on voluntary measures and an ineffective, easily-gamed market-based pollution control mechanism.
In response to our recent story about legislative efforts to find a compromise on transportation funding, Streetsblog received the following post from Art Hadnett, president of HNTB’s West Division. HNTB is a national architecture, engineering, planning, and construction firm. Its first California project was Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco Bridge in 1914, and since then the firm […]
Some members of the mainstream media seem to be enjoying a good rip on California’s climate change policies, especially its cap-and-trade program, heralding its imminent collapse and describing Governor Jerry Brown as desperate and “nervous” about whether he can save it. And some of those media pundits are going a little overboard, like the Los […]