The state Court of Appeal has upheld a local trial court decision that threw out Measure Z, which Monterey County approved in 2016. The measure would have banned fracking, wastewater injection and any new oil and gas development in the county.(Oct. 14, 2021) → Read the full Monterey County Weekly report
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that will phase out the sale of gas-powered leaf blowers and other small off-road engines. According to the Air Resources Board, an hour’s use of a gas-powered leaf blower produces the same emissions as a drive from Los Angeles to Denver.(Oct. 10, 2021) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
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