2024 News Releases

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


Jan. 10, 2024

California Attorney General Bonta and CARB announce $372 million settlement with engine manufacturer Cummins, Inc.

Jan. 22, 2024

Central Valley Water Board expands innovative safe drinking water program to eight more geographic zones


Feb. 20, 2024

San Bernardino project to secure safe drinking water breaks ground with help of $10.2 million state grant

Feb. 29, 2024

CARB awards $33 million to clean mobility community and school projects throughout California


March 7, 2024

CalEPA announces first recipients of Environmental Justice Action Grants

March 8, 2024

California overhauls recycling with plastic pollution and beverage container reforms

March 19, 2024

DTSC holds accountable major corporations that sent hazardous waste to now-shuttered landfills

March 19, 2024

California announces partnership with automaker Stellantis to further emissions reductions


April 2, 2024

California leaders visit China to strengthen climate partnerships, advance global climate action

April 17, 2024

State Water Board Takes Action to Protect Groundwater in Kings and Tulare Counties

April 18, 2024

Board adopts new drinking water regulatory standard to improve protections from hexavalent chromium

April 24, 2024

CalEPA, U.S. EPA Release Plan for Joint Enforcement Work to Protect California Communities Overburdened by Pollution


May 8, 2024

California’s Cap-and-Trade Program funds $28 billion in Climate Investments in last decade

May 9, 2024

Through Climate Infrastructure Investments, the Newsom Administration Is Building a More Sustainable, Equitable California for All