The Trump Administration announced yesterday (Thursday) it will no longer allow California to have tougher fuel efficiency standards than the rest of the nation. Capital Public Radio's Ezra David Romero reports.
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State Senator Connie Leyva (D- Chino) has introduced legislation requiring smog checks for big rig trucks. However, some say that will slow down the Inland Empire's logistics industry. KVCR's Benjamin Purper reports.
SB210 would require any big rig trucks moving through or coming into California to be smog-checked annually. Senator Leyva says that the bill would remove about 1,600 tons of harmful particulate matter from the air over the next decade.
Grassroots groups are mobilizing across California and the nation this week to promote the "Green New Deal," a ten-year plan to fight climate change by weaning the country off of oil and gas. KVCR's Katie Trojano has more.
California has hit its goal for lowering climate change-causing emissions early. The state Air Resources Board announced yesterday (Wednesday) that greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels four years earlier than a target set last decade. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford explains.