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Valero: Don’t Fuel Up the Hype Machine about California’s AB 32

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Watch out:  Big Oil is fueling up the hype machine once again.  This time they’re saying AB 32, California’s forward-looking legislation that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote new environmentally-friendly technology, will cost the state jobs.  Led by Valero...

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 02:50 PM
California's River Delta Ne...

California's River Delta Needs Back Up Before Disaster Hits (Video)

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Photo via wikipediaThe Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is a major hub for California's agriculture and water, serving 23 million people and 3 million acres of crop and grazing land. It's also the home of over 700 native species of plants an animals. Yet around 220 government agencies have jurisdiction in the Delta, which means managing it can sometimes get harry as interests compete. A netwo...

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:50 AM

U.S. EPA Provides $2.6 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties in Northern California (CA)

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Neighborhoods to gain health, environmental and economic benefits SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced $2.6 million in brownfields grants to communities Northern California

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 09:50 AM
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California Offers Funds to Turn Cargo Boats into Hybrids

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Cars catch a lot of flak for pollution, but they are not the only source of manmade greenhouse gas emissions by a long shot — cargo ships, airplanes, trains, even cows and industrial farming make the list too. Many of the same technologies that are being tried out to improve auto emissions may also be used on other forms of transportation.Large cargo boats are amongst the dirtiest polluters a...

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 09:20 AM

Cash for Appliance rebate program launches Thursday

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California will dive into the appliance-selling business on Thursday.

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 05:20 AM

US import ban on Mexican shrimp: a chance for change in the Gulf of California

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Last month, the U.S. government made a courageous decision to stop imports of wild-caught shrimp from Mexico due to lack of compliance with US and Mexican turtle protection laws.   U.S. inspections confirmed that many of the Mexican trawlers were not...

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on Apr 20, 2010 at 05:20 PM
Cash for Appliance rebate p...

Cash for Appliance rebate program launches Thursday

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Energy Star rebates are $200 for a fridge, $100 for a washer and up to $50 for an air conditioner - until $35.2 million in stimulus funds runs out.California will dive into the appliance-selling business on Thursday.Armed with $35.2 million in federal stimulus funds, the state will offer consumers mail-in rebates to swap their old refrigerators, washers and air conditioners for more energy-effi...

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on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:20 AM
Mike Ragogna: Fossil Free B...

Mike Ragogna: Fossil Free By '33: Happy 40th Earth Day, A Conversation With Sigrid Wright

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Motivated by the desire to see greener living developed around the world, California's Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the first Earth Day back in 1970, and...

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on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Foes of California's global warming law pour money into a campaign to delay it

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Opponents of the law, largely oil firms and conservative activists, miss a signature-gathering target date for putting an initiative on the November ballot, but get a cash infusion to keep trying.Oil companies and conservative activists poured nearly $1 million last week into their campaign to place an initiative on the November ballot that would delay enforcement of California's global warmin...

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on Apr 19, 2010 at 01:20 PM
Breathe California gives cl...

Breathe California gives clean air award to Coda Automotive

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Filed under: Biodiesel, EV/Plug-in, Coda AutomotiveCoda EV Sedan - Click above for high-res image galleryLung disease advocacy group Breathe California gave out its Clean Air Awards in San Francisco last week and Coda Automotive was one of the honorees. 2010 was the twentieth anniversary of the awards, which promote groups that work to reduce air polution. Coda is preparing to launch a new batt...

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on Apr 19, 2010 at 12:52 PM