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Karen Bass: Earth Day 2010: Progress Towards a Green California

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In the California Legislature we remain committed to implementing and advancing AB 32, our landmark global warming bill, which rolls back greenhouse gas emissions in California to 1990 levels by 2020.

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on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:21 PM

California's Solar Scorecard

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Why have so few of the state's 7.7 million households gone solar?

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on Apr 22, 2010 at 08:51 AM

Calif. offers millions in funds for new appliances

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The federal government is giving away $35.2 million to Californians who are buying energy-efficient appliances, but consumers will have to act fast to get the mail-in rebates provided by the latest federal stimulus program.

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on Apr 22, 2010 at 04:20 AM

California expansion of bear hunting rejected

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Fish and Game panel reverses position on proposed changes after officials are deluged with public comments. Another vote is likely later.The state Commission on Fish and Game voted unanimously Wednesday not to expand bear hunting grounds in California or eliminate the cap on the number of bears that can be killed each season.

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 08:20 PM

California’s First LEED Platinum School Teaches With The Environment

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A LEED School allows children to learn in a environmentally thoughtfull space.

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 03:50 PM

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
California Offers Funds to ...

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