IID uneasy with proposed rooftop solar program

EL CENTRO — As part of their effort to aid local working poor families in the Imperial Valley and other counties in Southern California a statewide nonprofit organization, La Cooperativa Campesina approached the Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors in hopes of partnering to provide energy efficiency services those in need. The executive director of... Continue Reading →

Brown signs historic cap and trade bill authored by Garcia

SAN FRANCISCO — The state of California cemented its position as a world leader in the fight against climate change after Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 398, authored by Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia which extends the state’s cap-and-trade program. The program, which is designed to incentivize companies to pollute less as it requires them to... Continue Reading →

County rallying for port of entry phase II funding

County officials are hoping their lobbying efforts and a recent trip to the Capitol where they met legislators will be enough to convince Congress to consider allocating the funding needed for the second phase of the Calexico West Land Port of Entry expansion project. After being initially omitted from President Donald Trump’s budget proposal released... Continue Reading →

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