U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Makes Official Determination on Dangers of Leaded Aviation Fuel
After a push for action led by Santa Clara County and a host of environmental organizations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday announced it has officially determined that emissions from aircraft using leaded gasoline pose a public health threat – a major step toward a national ban on the fuel.
County of Santa Clara Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Review Lower Court Decision Restricting Access to FDA-approved Abortion Medication
The County of Santa Clara filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court, co-authored with the City of New York and joined by four other large public entities, that seeks to protect Americans’ access to mifepristone, a pill that patients have used for decades to safely and effectively terminate their pregnancies.
Santa Clara County is one of nearly a dozen California counties taking part in the project, which provides financial incentives to CalFresh Food recipients to purchase healthy food.
Everest, a 2-year-old black lab, and her handler, Jana Labrucherie, are helping to protect California's multibillion-dollar agriculture industry by intercepting shipments of mangoes, guava and other fruit containing non-native insects and pests.
Targeted adult-mosquito-control treatment is scheduled for Friday, Oct.13, in a limited area within San José and Milpitas.
The State of California has allocated $500,000 to the County of Santa Clara Office of Diversion and Reentry Services for fellowship programs benefitting children of clients at four Faith-Based Reentry Resource Centers.
The County of Santa Clara 2022 Crop Report shows the value of the county’s agricultural products rose last year to $359 million, more than a third of which came from nursery crops and mushrooms
The County of Santa Clara Registrar of Voters’ (ROV) office is now accepting applications for election workers for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election. The 2,000 election workers are needed to assist at the main office and at over 100 Vote Centers located throughout the county.
The County of Santa Clara’s Facilities and Fleet Emergency Vehicle Upfit Team works hard to create the vehicles responsible for public safety.
Cooling centers are now open throughout Santa Clara County to protect the public as the region enters a heat wave. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for the entire Bay Area starting 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6.