The proposed solar power plant would have a "substantial adverse impact" on visual resources in Riverside County's Chuckwalla Valley, including the views from vantage points in two protected wildernesses and Joshua Tree National Park, according to a state assessment.
Photo: waltarrrrr/Flickr/Creative Commons License A Los Angeles City Council committee cleared four mayoral nominees on Monday to join the Board of Water and Power Commissioners. The Energy and Environment Committee signed off on Mayor Eric Garcetti's slate of appointees to...
At least 27 golden eagles perished at 13 California wind turbine facilities between 1997 and June 2012, with a startling rise in reported mortalities in 2011. That's not including the eagle killing machines at Altamont Pass.
A bill to revamp the state's laws regulating how utilities treat rooftop solar that had been a target of pointed criticism by pro-solar groups passed a voice vote on the Senate Floor Monday with amendments that have some solar advocates singing cautious praise.
Photo: Duffernutter/Flickr/Creative Commons License Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion today calling for a citywide halt to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking -- a process that uses a pressurized water mixture to release oil or natural gas from...
News and analysis about renewable energy in California. Blog host Chris Clarke is an environmental writer of two decades standing. He currently lives in Joshua Tree and can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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