RCRC press releases and related news clips about RCRC and our member counties. Please note that a subscription may be required to read some external publications.


California renewable energy fight: Counties push back – CalMatters

A California energy package, approved last month, provides the state Energy Commission sole control over the siting of clean-energy facilities. RCRC Policy Advocate John Kennedy is featured in this CalMatters article describing RCRC’s concerns regarding the impact of this loss of local control. 


Wildfires have devastated these California towns. See how they are rebuilding – Sacramento Bee

See how the rural communities of Greenville, Berry Creek, and Paradise in Plumas and Butte counties were affected by catastrophic wildfire and the status of their rebuilding efforts today. 


Worsening Drought Drives California Water Prices to All-Time High – Bloomberg

California water prices are at all-time high as a severe drought chokes off supplies to cities and farms across the Golden State.