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In California, a step toward B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Bag)

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SAN FRANCISCO — The bagging options for store clerks could be severely limited after Wednesday's vote in the California State Assembly to not only ban plastic bags from pharmacies, groceries, convenience stores and liquor stores, but also to make retailers charge at least a nickel for paper bags — which must include recyclable content.

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on Jun 03, 2010 at 04:50 AM

In California, a Step Toward B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Bag)

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Seeing plastic grocery bags as an environmental menace, the California Assembly voted to ban their use in stores across the state.

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on Jun 02, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Calif. moves to ban plastic bags at grocery stores

(via www.msnbc.msn.com)

It could soon cost California shoppers at the checkout aisle if they forget to bring their own bags to the store under what would be the nation's first statewide plastic bag ban.California - Grocery store - Business - Plastic bag - Packaging

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on Jun 02, 2010 at 07:50 PM

Do wet winters mean bad summer fire seasons in California? Not usually, according to history

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Regardless of how wet the winter, fire officials often broadcast the same warning as summer begins: "Prepare for a bad fire season."

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on Jun 02, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Oregon Zoo hatches a successful California condor season

(via www.oregonlive.com)

With three new chicks in the nests and six juveniles headed for release, the Oregon Zoo cheers its 2010 California condor breeding season.

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on Jun 01, 2010 at 06:51 PM

Santa Cruz activists urge passage of statewide plastic bag ban

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SANTA CRUZ — Plastic bag opponents gathered at Natural Bridges State Park on Tuesday to urge the state Assembly to pass a statewide ban.

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on Jun 01, 2010 at 06:51 PM

Do wet winters mean bad summer fire seasons in California? Not usually, according to history

(via www.mercurynews.com)

A Mercury News review of 40 years of fire and rainfall data shows that more acres have burned in years after dry winters, rather than wet winters, despite growth of grasses and brush

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on Jun 01, 2010 at 06:21 PM

Ted Rhodes: Saving a California Beach Town

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On June 8, you have to save your town -- from slick Big Oil promises and from the misuse of the Initiative process.

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on Jun 01, 2010 at 02:21 PM

Can California Lead the Nation on Feed-In Tariffs?

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California legislators have struggled to pass a "feed-in tariff" for renewable power that actually works. But a new push looks to fix past mistakes and make California a national model for a financing technique that has helped to turn Germany and Spain into world leaders in solar energy.Feed-in tariffs guarantee higher electrical rates to qualified renewable energy projects. In jurisdictions ac...

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on May 31, 2010 at 02:51 PM

Huge air pollution study under way in California

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Instrument-laden aircraft and a research ship equipped to sniff the atmosphere and ocean have joined land-based monitoring stations in a huge field study of air pollution and climate change in California.Climate change - California - Air pollution - Environment - United States

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on May 28, 2010 at 05:20 PM