California’s Highway 1 Washout Gets Reopen Timeline

“We’re looking at early summer to reopen Highway 1.” Jim Shivers – Caltrans District 5 Monterey County, California -Good news is on the horizon. Designated California scenic Highway 1 will reopen in early summer according to Caltrans spokesperson Jim Shivers. Early February saw a major winter storm wash out Highway 1 at Rat Creek. “The […]

California Environmental Firm Calls for Faster Move to ‘All-Electric’

Fresno, California – Environment California saying that “This process is not moving fast enough,” is calling for an environmental revolution in expediting all-electric energy for low-rise residential buildings. In a statement this week, Laura Deehan, State Director for Environment California and Environment California Research and Policy Center says with clear evidence of climate change, that […]

Building Toward The Future

“It’s time to stop talking about infrastructure and to finally start building an infrastructure so we can be more competitive.” Joseph R. Biden, 46th President of the United States of America Fresno, CA – 01.20.2021 – As America welcomes it’s 46 President, what does that spell for infrastructure projects? It would appear that the future […]

2021: Bigger Fines From the EPA For Non-Compliance

Fresno, CA – “Cha-Ching” for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Government. 2021 will bring stiffer civil fines for non-compliance violations, and you have to thank the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015. Violations of the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, […]

Where Do We Go From Here?

Fresno, California – 11.25.20 Let’s talk. 2020 has been labeled a ‘sucker punch’ by some. Others? A ‘gut punch.’ Still others? A ‘knock out’ punch. A pandemic is hard to predict, an economic downturn may have been foreseen, but many health and economic experts say even they are surprised by the impact these have had […]

Gov. Newsome Makes Environmental Appointment at HSR Authority

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday that Serge M. Stanich, 50, of Sacramento, has been appointed Director of Environmental Services at the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Stanich will start in his new role on November 16th. He replaces Mark H. McLoughlin who had been in the role for seven and half years. The California High-Speed […]

CPUC Report: OC Fire May Have Been Caused By Utility

Orange County, California – 10.28.20 – Hot dry conditions continue to plague California making for extreme fire conditions. Southern California now sharing the same smoky fate as the Central Valley. Southern California’s Silverado Fire has forced thousands from their homes. Now Southern California Edison(SCE) has told the California Public Utilities Commission(CPUC) that the blaze may […]

Dangerous Winds Force Power Shutoffs in California

Central California – Monday 10.26.20 – A dangerous wind event coupled with dry hot conditions is forcing Pacific, Gas and Electric to use their ‘Public Safety Power Shutoff’ program across northern and central California.