The City of Pomona was the focus of CalEPA’s latest community-led environmental justice initiative. After meeting with community members to identify their concerns, our multi-agency Environmental Justice Task Force conducted inspections of 150 facilities and stopped 300 heavy duty trucks for inspections. Three months later, more than 98 percent of violations had been corrected. Read more about the initiative in our report, and follow the initiative timeline through our Story Map.
News & Updates
The Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee completed its 2018 analysis of the environmental and economic performance of California’s cap-and-trade program. Its findings are detailed in the 2018 Annual Report. (10/22/18)
California Officials Testify Against Trump Administration’s Proposed Plan to Roll Back Cleaner Car Standards
Top California policymakers testified in strong opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to roll back back existing cleaner cars standards. (9/24/18)
From record temperatures to proliferating wildfires and rising seas, California is already feeling the significant and growing effects of climate change, according to a new report released today that tracks 36 indicators of climate change and its impacts on the state. (5/9/18)
A report released in March 2018 details the dramatic growth last year in Cap-and-Trade investments that are reducing greenhouse gas emissions while strengthening local economies and improving public health and the environment across the state, especially in disadvantaged and low-income communities. (3/15/18) . .