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California, the land of golden dreams, has become America’s worst housing nightmare.
Recent wildfires have only heightened the stakes for a state that can’t seem to build enough new homes.
The median price for a house now tops $600,000, more than twice the national level. The state has four of the country’s five most expensive residential markets—Silicon ...Read More
Wittenberg, E&E News reporter, Published: Monday, October 21, 2019
Leaders from the Army Corps of Engineers will appear
before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday as
Congress looks to pass another water infrastructure authorization package in
2020. The hearing, titled “Improving American Economic Competitiveness
through Water Resources Infrastructure,” will include testimony from Army
Corps head R.D. James ...Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a final
rule on September 19, 2019, eliminating California’s right to create its own
greenhouse gas emission standards for cars and other vehicles. The Trump
administration’s decision affects more than just California – 13 other states
and the District of Columbia have also adopted California’s more stringent
emission rules for cars and trucks. Just ...Read More
The appellate case Hubbard v. Coastal Commission (Case
No. B249835, July 31, 2019) arose from a seemingly small matter. The Coastal
Commission granted a coastal development permit (CDP) to the real party, Malibu
Valley Farms, to rebuild an equestrian facility following a fire. Opponents,
Save Open Space Santa Monica Mountains, challenged the CDP, alleging that the development
application misrepresented local ...Read More