2023 News Releases

CalEPA news releases and highlights from our boards, departments and office.


January 26, 2023
California unveils bold plan to sustainably manage pests and eliminate high-risk pesticides by 2050 
(En español)


April 14, 2023
Orange County completes world’s largest wastewater recycling and purification system

April 17, 2023
California Climate Investments reports nearly $1B in funding in 2022 to support communities facing the worst impacts of pollution, climate change

April 21, 2023
Mexico City and California advance partnership on climate action with signing of new MOU

April 28, 2023
California approves groundbreaking regulation that accelerates the deployment of heavy-duty ZEVs to protect public health
CARB passes a new In-Use Locomotive Regulation estimated to yield over $32 billion in health benefits


May 16, 2023
Commemorating 10 years of CalEnviroScreen

May 16, 2023
DPR Awards $3.15 Million in Research Grants as Part of its Continued Investment in Promoting Safer, More-Sustainable Pest Management

May 19, 2023
Major state-funded Sacramento project to provide environmental, water recycling benefits

May 26, 2023
New River Improvement Project marks milestone with groundbreaking ceremony in Calexico


June 7, 2023
CalEPA announces new Environmental Justice Action Grants Program

June 7, 2023
Over 1 million acre-feet of water authorized for groundwater recharge since December

June 12, 2023
California Completes Cleanup of Homes Destroyed in 2022 Wildfire Season

June 22, 2023
CalEPA welcomes three new members to its Tribal Advisory Committee


July 17, 2023
DTSC Releases Draft Hazardous Waste Management Plan Report

July 26, 2023
California Requires Tiremakers to Look for Safer Alternatives to Chemical that Kills Coho Salmon


Aug. 7, 2023
CARB launches new program to help truck owner-operators transition to zero-emissions vehicles

Aug. 21, 2023
California’s clean vehicle rebate program will transition to helping low-income residents

Aug. 24, 2023
State Funds Nearly $1M in Grant Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Sustainable Pest Management


Sept. 14, 2023
Board advances water resilience and safe drinking water through $1.2 billion in financial assistance

Sept. 18, 2023
DPR Releases Draft Strategic Plan, Reflecting Sustainable Pest Management Approach

Sept. 20, 2023
California launches international methane-reduction initiative during Climate Week