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KHTS: Congressman Garcia Introduces Bill To Strengthen Environmental Research And National Security

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Bipartisan, bicameral legislation was introduced by Representatives Mike Garcia (CA-27) and Haley Stevens (MI-11), along with Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Alex Padilla (D-CA), with the goal of facilitating cybersecurity and telecommunications upgrades for the 17 oceanographic vessels that make up the U.S. Academic Research Fleet (ARF).

SCV Signal: Garcia calls for Chiquita landfill closure

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Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, called on Chiquita Canyon Landfill to cease operations while the facility addresses its growing problems, during a virtual address to the landfill’s Community Advisory Committee on Tuesday night, acknowledging county and state regulators’ growing frustration over problems at the Castaic facility.

Rep. Mike Garcia Introduces Bill to Improve Atmospheric River Forecasting

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Representatives Mike Garcia (R-CA) and Jay Obernolte (R-CA) introduced the Improving Atmospheric River Forecasts Act, which would establish a program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve the forecasting of atmospheric rivers, powerful storms that carry the risk of severe flooding and snowfall that caused substantial damage across the state this year.