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Standing Up for Local Plastic Bag Bans

On June 25, 2013, the California Court of Appeal upheld Marin County’s plastic bag ban against a legal challenge brought by the Save the Plastic Bag Coalition. This is the latest victory for local governments against the plastics industry and its allies. We’ve asked the Court of Appeal to make its opinion an official legal precedent. If our petition is accepted, other cities will be allowed to rely on the court’s findings when defending their own plastic bag ordinances from near-identical plastics industry attacks.

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Los Angeles 1,200 MW Solar Endorsement Form

To endorse the 1,200 MW local solar goal for Los Angeles oin behalf of your business or community group, download this form and email or fax a signed copy to Emily Kirkland, ekirkland@environmentcalifornia.org, (213) 251-3699. 

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California Legislators Thank President Obama for Protecting CA Public Lands

230 state legislators from around the country released a letter calling on President Obama to fulfill his State of the Union promise to use his authority to protect America’s public lands.

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California Legislators Thank Governor Brown for Marine Protected Area Leadership

As California families begin to plan summer trips to the beach, 29 California legislators released a letter today thanking Governor Brown for his leadership to conserve California’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).

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