2012 Press Releases

Archived Press Releases


December 13, 2012: California Applauds Quebec on Adoption of Amended Cap-and-Trade Program (PDF)


November 19, 2012: CalEPA Secretary Matt Rodriquez Issues Statement on Cap-and-Trade Auction (PDF)


October 18, 2012: Quick and Easy Smog Checks Coming to California (PDF)


September 28, 2012: California Clean Car Milestone: State Presents 10,000th Zero-Emission Vehicle Rebate (PDF)

September 5, 2012: CalEPA Makes $250,000 Available to Environmental Justice Communities for Environmental Projects (PDF)


August 31, 2012: State Releases Draft Plan to Deal with Extreme Heat Caused by Global Warming (PDF)

August 30, 2012: Department of Pesticide Regulation’s Plan to Improve Air Quality Approved by U.S. EPA

August 27, 2012: ARB aid for cleaner trucks hits $100 million milestone

August 16, 2012: State releases proposed regulations for recycling old, mercury-filled thermostats (PDF)


July 30, 2012: CalEPA releases draft environmental health screening tool for public input (PDF)

July 25, 2012: Less Waste Went to California Landfills Last Year


June 22, 2012: CalEPA Secretary Calls Sea Level Rise Report an Important Tool to Help Inform Environmental Policy (PDF)


May 1, 2012: Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards Application is Open (PDF)


April 10, 2012: DTSC Finds Toxic Chemicals Nail Polishes Labeled “Toxic Free”


March 9, 2012: CalEPA Receives Award from BloodSource for its 2011 Donations (PDF)

March 8, 2012: Matt Rodriquez Confirmed as CalEPA Secretary (PDF)


February 9, 2012: Feds Approve California Sewage Ban and Create Largest Coastal No-Discharge Zone in the Nation (PDF)


January 27, 2012: CalEPA Secretary Matt Rodriquez Applauds ARB Clean Cars Package (PDF)

January 9, 2012: Generous Gifts will Help Educate California Students about the Environment (PDF)


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Last updated: December 10, 2013
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