California remains the nation’s seventh-largest oil producing state. Winding down the state’s oil production has proved politically difficult.
The U.S. Coast Guard got the first warning about a possible oil spill over 12 hours before the company involved reported a major leak and a cleanup effort was launched.
The head of the company that operates the pipeline said that divers have examined more than 8,000 feet of pipe and are focusing on “one area of significant interest.”
People who live and work in the area said they noticed an oil sheen and a heavy petroleum smell Friday evening, but the unified response didn’t start until Saturday.
Once regulators fully approve the vaccine for a given age group, students in both public and private schools will have to get it, Newsom said.
In California, Black mothers were six times more likely to die within a year of pregnancy than White women from 2014 to 2016.
“By changing this term, we are ensuring California’s laws reflect our state’s values,” Gov. Newsom said.
Delays by the Department of Housing and Community Development in distributing the first $1.8 billion in federal money could mean California will miss out on the next round of funding meant to help renters avoid eviction, the state auditor’s office said in a report.
The victory cements Newsom as a prominent figure in national Democratic politics and preserves his prospects for a future U.S. run.
Aquí hay un resumen a lo que pasó, y lo que falló, en la Legislatura de California este año.