29, Jan 2015 - Environmental groups sue California air district over crude by rail permit
By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Environmental groups on Thursday sued the San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District over a permit it issued last year that allowed crude-carrying trains to begin making deliveries at a terminal in Bakersfield, arguing the regulator failed to adequately vet the proposal. The plaintiffs asked the California Superior Court to declare the permit invalid and ...
28, Jan 2015 - San Joaquin, CA Accused inmate killer gets life in plea deal, avoiding death penalty
A 2003 murder at U.S. Penitentiary Atwater in California’s San Joaquin Valley will be resolved Tuesday when the accused inmate pleads guilty in a deal that spares him from the… Click to Continue »
28, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court keeps in place protections for California's delta smelt
The Supreme Court on Monday kept in place environmental orders in California that protect the endangered delta smelt and limit the pumping of river water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
03, Apr 2014 - Fresno, CA Federal appeals court upholds California delta smelt protections
A federal appeals court has largely upheld a 2008 plan that called for restrictions on water deliveries from California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect a tiny, threatened fish.
03, Apr 2014 - Fresno, CA Court approves California Delta smelt protections
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court has largely upheld a 2008 plan that called for restrictions on water deliveries from California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect a tiny, threatened fish.