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California governor to extend climate change bill 10 years
Cap and trade puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases.

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Interior pick on track for Senate approval despite lobbying
The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday night on the nomination of Bernhardt, a lawyer and Interior official under President George W. Bush.
Crews stop spread of huge California wildfire near Yosemite
The fire was 45 percent contained, but officials said it could take crews another two weeks to fully surround it.
California quota proposal nears finish line
California quota proposal nears finish line
California’s quota system came about in the late 1960s as a means to compensate milk producers selling into the higher Class I market and gain their support for establishing a state marketing order.
California fire destroys 58 homes as crews race to save town
More than 3,800 firefighters were battling the blaze that has forced almost 5,000 people from homes.
Wildfire burning near Yosemite destroys 45 structures
More than 3,000 firefighters are battling the 5-day-old blaze that has scorched 109 square miles.
California farm region plagued by dirty air looks to Trump
California farm region plagued by dirty air looks to Trump
Officials at the San Joaquin Valley air district say they can't meet some federal standards, so they're seizing upon Donald Trump's election to wage a campaign against enforcement of ever-tightening rules
Business tax breaks help boost California cap-and-trade plan
Business tax breaks help boost California cap-and-trade plan
Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders managed to extend California's cap-and-trade law thanks in part to tax breaks that benefit businesses and agriculture
California blaze destroys 8 structures near Yosemite
California blaze destroys 8 structures near Yosemite
A wildfire burning in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park has destroyed eight structures and damaged another as it rages toward a Gold Rush era town
Coastal California highway section reopens after landslide
Highway 1 remains closed in the north near Big Sur Station and south in the Salmon Creek area due to another massive landslide.
Farmer sues Marin County over building permit requirements
Farmer sues Marin County over building permit requirements
The Pacific Legal Foundation filed suit against Marin County and the California Coastal Commission on behalf of a turkey farmer who says the county’s permit requirements could prevent him from retiring if he builds his son a house on his property.

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