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Californians could soon be paying new deposits on half-gallon juice jugs, small juice boxes and soy drink containers -- and handing over twice as much as they already pay on some soda and water bottles -- because lawmakers have been raiding the state's recycling fund to help balance the budget.
Also: Santa Barbara firm to sell aviation fuelA federal judge is blocking construction of boating facilities on Lake Tahoe while he resolves an environmental lawsuit.
Stickers allowing them in HOV lanes expire Jan. 1, 2011, but only the most economical may get extensions.The days may be numbered for hybrid car owners who have enjoyed traveling solo in California's carpool lanes.
On paper, the recycling program was touted as a bold step toward California's green, climate-friendly future.A mountain of plastic and metal would be diverted from landfills. Greenhouse gas emissions would tumble. And one of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's climate change goals – trimming power use in state buildings by 20 percent – would nudge closer to reality as agencies snapped up new, more eff...
California is embarking on the most aggressive energy efficiency plan among U.S. states, earmarking $3.1 billion to retrofit homes and other conservation programs.
California adopted special rules Thursday that will allow landowners, public lands and out-of-state projects to generate carbon offsets by preserving their forests. The Forest Project Protocol, however, is also raising red flags for some environmental groups because it allows the clear-cutting of up to 40 acres of trees.
AP - California air regulators have approved the nation's first statewide carbon fee on utilities, oil refineries and other polluting industries, despite industry objections.
The hunt is on again for a California firebug, whose handiwork ripped through Los Angeles County over the past 30 days.
The Schwarzenegger administration pushed through new rules Thursday allowing California's biggest timber firms to cash in on the fight against global warming even as they clear-cut parts of their forests.
Environmental groups criticize the Schwarzenegger-backed changes, which allow the companies to benefit from the fight against global warming while continuing to clear-cut forests.The Schwarzenegger administration pushed through new rules Thursday allowing California's biggest timber firms to cash in on the fight against global warming even as they clear-cut parts of their forests.