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We won permanent protection for Stornetta Public Lands.

President Barack Obama has expanded the California Coastal National Monument, permanently protecting California’s Stornetta Public Lands. The monument expansion will save over 1,600 acres of beach, wetlands, dunes, and waterways along northern California’s scenic coastline. Environment California's Nathan Weaver attended the dedication event.

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Gov. Brown pushes 12-gigawatt clean power goal

California should get that much electricity from local clean power sources — such as rooftop solar panels, small wind turbines and fuel cells — by 2020, he says, but is short on details about how.

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News Release | Environment California

Gov. Brown Shines Spotlight on Big Solar Goal

LOS ANGELES—Calling for more clean energy and green jobs, Governor Jerry Brown hosted a conference at University of California, Los Angeles today to shine a spotlight on his goal of building twelve thousand megawatts (MW) of solar power and other forms of small-scale renewable energy by 2020. The move would quadruple the state’s current market for these kinds of clean energy technologies.

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Roofing It: Brown Stumps for Distributed Solar

Governor Brown moves forward with plans to encourage more local solar generation in the state.

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News Release | Environment California

Gov. Brown Shines Spotlight on Big Solar Goal

Calling for more clean energy and green jobs, Governor Jerry Brown hosted a conference at University of California, Los Angeles today to shine a spotlight on his goal of building twelve thousand megawatts (MW) of solar power and other forms of small-scale renewable energy by 2020. The move would quadruple the state’s current market for these kinds of clean energy technologies.

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News Release | Environment California

Unanimous Vote for Renewable Energy Bill in Assembly

SACRAMENTO – In a rare unanimous vote for clean energy, AB 864 (Huffman) was passed by the California State Assembly today by a vote of 71-0. Backing the bill is an even rarer coalition of environmentalists, labor unions and large manufacturers who want to invest in green energy as a way to comply with the state’s global warming law, AB 32. 

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