legislation

View from shore of ocean and sky

The new California law will protect the plethora of life beneath the ocean's surface. (Emily Vidovich/George Washington University)

George Washington University
By no longer allowing California's swordfish fishery to use driftnets, the state has prioritized the creation of an environmentally sound industry and stood up against outdated, harmful practices.
Planet Forward
According to a recent story in the LA Times, oil refiners, trucking companies and petrochemical companies are suing the state of California over its new standard controlling the carbon intensity of fuel. The standard, which is designed to motivate... Read More
Planet Forward
Washington State Representative Jim Moeller recently introduced the "complete streets" bill into the Washington State Legislature. The bill, in summary, would aim to create roadways that accommodate multiple forms of transportation, including bike... Read More