CEI Today (California Environmental Insider) has been reporting on California's environmental regulations since 1987. CEI Today's timely, accurate and impartial articles cover the latest environmental regulatory initiatives, legislative developments, and court decisions.

Published twice a month, CEI Today keeps you current on:

  • The latest developments in California's groundbreaking climate change and greenhouse initiatives.
  • The latest initiatives from California's Air Resources Board and local air districts, whose actions often establish standards picked up by other states and the federal government.
  • The efforts of the state and local California agencies regulating water quality, water rights, and the drought.
  • Developments and litigation action covering Proposition 65 and the Safer Consumer Products program.
  • Annual list of environmental bills introduced in the California Legislature and list of bills sign by the Governor.
  • CEQA and land use issues, along with the latest updates on endangered species and wildlife regulations and litigation.
  • Regulatory, legislative, and court developments at the state and federal level that impact California.

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Who we are:

  • Lana Beckett, Publisher. Lana acquired CEI Today in 2016. Since 2004, she has continually published Prop. 65 Clearinghouse and organizes annual Prop. 65 Conference events. She has been involved in hosting the Green Chemistry Conference for 6 years and published the Green Chemistry Clearinghouse for 3 years.
  • Wendy Crittenden, Managing Editor/Marketing Director. Wendy is a key figure in managing CEI Today's website content, mission and vision. Wendy is also the Managing Editor for Prop. 65 Clearinghouse and Marketing Director for Prop. 65 Clearinghouse's annual conference.
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  • Fiona Smith, Writer. Fiona is the lead reporter for CEI Today. She covered environmental and energy issues for more than eight years at the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal. Fiona has also worked as a reporter for the Associated Press in Bolivia and Mexico and was a staff writer for the Whittier Daily News.


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