Environment and Natural Resources Publications

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Analysis of the 1999-00 Budget Bill, Resources Chapter

February 16, 1999 - Analysis of the 1999-00 Budget Bill, Resources Chapter

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Improvements Needed in Clean Water Enforcement

February 16, 1999 - Improvements Needed in Clean Water Enforcement

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Significant Maintenance Backlog Negatively Impacts Department's Service

February 16, 1999 - Significant Maintenance Backlog Negatively Impacts Department's Service

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Beverage Container Recycling Program

February 16, 1999 - Beverage Container Recycling Program

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State Regulation of Petroleum Pipelines Still Evolving

February 16, 1999 - State Regulation of Petroleum Pipelines Still Evolving

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Smog Check Program - An Overview

February 16, 1999 - Smog Check Program - An Overview

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State Superfund Reauthorization: Expediting Hazardous Substance Site Cleanups

January 12, 1999 - State Superfund Reauthorization: Expediting Hazardous Substance Site Cleanups

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Oil Pipeline Spills: The Avila Beach and Guadalupe Experience

December 8, 1998 - (Cal Update)

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Hazardous Substances State Superfund Reauthorization Expediting Hazardous Substance Site Cleanups

August 18, 1998 - California's "Superfund" program, enacted in 1981 to clean up contaminated hazardous substance sites, sunsets on January 1, 1999. We make recommendations that are designed to address concerns raised about the program, while advancing the state's goals for protecting public health and the environment.

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Analysis of the 1998-99 Budget Bill, Resources Chapter

February 18, 1998 - Analysis of the 1998-99 Budget Bill, Resources Chapter

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Smog Check Program

February 18, 1998 - Smog Check Program

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Setting Resources Infrastructure Funding Priorities

February 18, 1998 - In 1998, the Legislature will be evaluating a number of bond proposals to address funding needs for resources infrastructure. In this section, we provide a framework for constructing an estimate of resources infrastructure needs and setting funding priorities to assist the Legislature in evaluating these proposals.

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Cal-EPA: How Well Is It Meeting Its Goals

February 18, 1998 - Cal-EPA: How Well Is It Meeting Its Goals

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Colorado River Water: Challenges for California

October 16, 1997 - The Secretary of the Interior has directed California to come up with a plan to live within its entitlement of 4.4 million acre-feet of water per year. We provide findings and recommendations regarding this directive.

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Restoring Coho Salmon in California

October 14, 1997 - In April 1997, the federal government declared coho salmon in California streams from Humboldt County north into southern Oregon as "threatened" under the federal Endangered Species Act. We examine various issues related to this finding.

Environment and Natural Resources Staff

Helen Kerstein
(916) 319-8364
Forestry, Parks, and High Speed Rail
 
Sonja Petek
(916) 319-8340
Water, Coastal Development, and Fish and Wildlife
 
Frank Jimenez
(916) 319-8324
Highways and Roads, Recycling, Agriculture, and Toxics
 
Sarah Cornett
(916) 319-8329
Air Quality, Energy, and Climate Change
 
Rachel Ehlers
(916) 319-8330
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Environment and Transportation