California officials, who have spent years studying the idea, don’t merely see Imperial County as a glorified mine. The lithium, they say, could become the foundation of a local market that could make the U.S. a force in a battery industry that China dominates. They want as many future jobs to be clustered in California as possible. They’ve even started using the name “Lithium Valley” to brand the idea. Because the lithium is there, they reason, why not make the batteries there, too, at factories powered by clean geothermal energy?
Salton Sea: A Brief History and Looking Ahead
The current effort by the California Resources Agency is the latest attempt to develop a permanent solution to continued degradation of the environmental values of the Sea.Read More
Honoring California's Valiant Veterans
Veterans exemplify the best values of our country and have earned our respect and thanks. California is home to nearly two million veterans, more than any other state in the country.Read More
Supporting California Agriculture
Agriculture is a critical part of our California economy. This $43 billion industry employs over 400,000 people and generates approximately $100 billion in related economic activity.Read More
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Applauds $15 Million CA Climate Investment Grant for Affordable Housing Project in Imperial
(Imperial, CA)— Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) applauds a $15 million Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program (AHSC) grant award for the Worthington La Luna affordable housing project in the City of Imperial.
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Imperial Western Products Celebrate Over $2 M California Energy Commission Grant
(Coachella, CA) – On Thursday, October 29, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Imperial Western Products, and the City of Coachella held a check presentation ceremony to announce and celebrate a $2,117,678 grant from the California Energy Commission.
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Honors Family-Owned Holtville Restaurant, George’s Pizza, as Small Business of the Year
(Holtville, CA) – Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is proud to announce George’s Pizza, located in the City of Holtville, as the Small Business of the Year for the 56th California State Assembly District.
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Seeks Solutions for Distance Learning Challenges and Internet Access Disparities Across California in Assembly Hearing
(Sacramento, CA) – Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and his colleagues on the Assembly Committees on Communications and Conveyance, and Education held a joint informational hearing focusing on the new reality of distance learning and the issue of internet access for California students.
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