Public Policy

Calif. Coastline Regulator Hands Developer Record $15M Fine

The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday handed down a record $15.6 million fine against a developer for an alleged “bait and switch” related to a hotel project in Santa Monica that saw two lower-cost motels knocked down to clear the way for a high-priced hotel…

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Calif. Enviro Authorities Move To Ban Unsafe Pesticide

California environmental authorities announced on Tuesday that they have decided to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide linked to negative health impacts that has been at the center of a federal lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to also prohibit the product…

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