Environment

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the hostages released from North Korea, during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on Wednesday, May 9, 201
Scott Pruitt (Photo credit: Al Drago/Sipa USA)
May 10, 2018 - 1:30 pm
EPA chief Scott Pruitt is overhauling the way his agency sets pollution limits under the Clean Air Act, announcing Thursday that regulators will seek input on the economic impact of enforcing the landmark federal law...
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Gov. Jerry Brown discusses lawsuit filed by 17 states and the District of Columbia over the Trump administration's plans to scrap vehicle emission standards during a news conference Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The U.S. Environmental Protec
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 01, 2018 - 1:32 pm
California and 16 other states sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over its plans to scrap standards on vehicle greenhouse gas emissions, which help set gas mileage rules.
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Entercom 1Thing Sustainable Initiative
April 20, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Many one things make everything different. We inform the listeners about the local enviroment issues facing their community. We inspire change and challenge listeners to do the same. Entercom San Francisco. Sustainability Initiative.
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Fern lined hiking trail, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, Sonoma County, California
Fern lined hiking trail, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, Sonoma County, California (Photo credit: Andrei Gabriel Stanescu)
Jenna Lane
April 17, 2018 - 4:26 pm
KCBS Radio's Jenna Lane reports some Bay Area parks still need helpers to sign up.
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FILE - In this May 13, 2010 file photo, pelicans float on the water with an offshore oil platform in the background in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Oil and gas companies drilling off the coast of Southern California vio
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
April 11, 2018 - 12:27 pm
Oil and gas companies drilling in state waters off Southern California violated regulations nearly 400 times in the past three years, according to a report being released Wednesday by an environmental group.
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Illustration of NASA TESS satellite
Courtesy Planetfelicity
KCBS Radio Morning News
April 10, 2018 - 9:54 am
Planet-hunting scientists are gearing up for Monday's scheduled launch of a satellite designed to scan thousands of stars for signs of planets. These bodies outside our solar system are known as exoplanets.
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Driverless Car
Driverless Car (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2018 - 10:21 am
Monday is the first day that the DMV would have allowed self-driving cars to be tested without a human behind the wheel in California, but as KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, none of the companies are ready to do so.
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Eucalyptus Trees
(Photo credit: Naropano)
April 02, 2018 - 2:05 pm
Monday marks the beginning of the removal of 30 eucalyptus trees that could pose a threat to public safety along Saratoga Creek, according to Saratoga city officials and the Santa Clara Valley Water District.
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Tenaya Lake in Yosemite
Tenaya Lake in Yosemite (Photo credit: Peter.wey)
Mike Colgan
March 29, 2018 - 4:59 pm
KCBS Radio's Mike Colgan says the National Park is getting more than $12-million dollars to upgrade a number of areas...
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Earth Hour 2018
Earth Hour 2018 (Photo credit: World Wildlife Fund)
Melissa Culross
March 24, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Can turning off the lights for an hour once a year help fight climate change? KCBS Radio's Melissa Culross reports that the organizers of Earth Hour, which happens Saturday night at 8:30 p.m., believe that it can.
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