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Health Care

Cal EPA Moves Toward Tighter Pesticide Restrictions

August 18, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

The state Department of Pesticide Regulations Friday released their newest risk assessment for a commonly used pesticide called chlorpyrifos.

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Feds OK New Mercury Protections In California Waters

July 18, 2017 | Steve Milne

The U.S. EPA has approved new safeguards to protect people from eating toxic fish caught in California waterways. Salmon and other fish that Native American tribes and others depend on for sustenance are often contaminated with mercury.

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Air Quality Advocates Worry EPA Waivers At Risk

February 23, 2017 | Steve Milne

California's ability to make its own air quality rules comes from waivers granted by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Some people are afraid those could be coming to an end. The EPA's new chief has not committed to continuing waivers.

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State Government

Obama EPA Head Says Calif. Must Lead Climate Change Action

February 8, 2017 | Ben Bradford

Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy flew to California to discuss environmental action with Democratic lawmakers.

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EPA Funds California, Nevada Native Tribe Water Projects

October 27, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing more than $30 million to California and Nevada native tribes for water quality and environmental restoration projects.

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State Government

EPA Promises More Fines For Diesel Polluters

October 12, 2015 | Ben Bradford

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expects to levy more fines against out-of-state trucking and bus companies operating in California, after issuing one last week.

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