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

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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 warming law.

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on Apr 19, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Nathan Havey: Fact: California Can Lead the Economic Recovery

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AB 32, California's landmark climate legislation, will hold polluters accountable and require them to reduce the air pollution that continues to not only threaten our...

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on Apr 16, 2010 at 02:50 PM
California-based Kamps Prop...

California-based Kamps Propane runs 25 Roush converted Ford trucks

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Filed under: Etc., FordIf it makes sense for any company to be using propane powered vehicles, it would be a propane distributor. Strickland Propane would be the obvious choice, but Manteca, CA-based Kamps Propane is currently the biggest operator of Ford trucks converted to run on propane by Roush Engineering. Kamps has a fleet of 25 such Ford F250s.Kamps has been using Ford trucks since it be...

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on Apr 16, 2010 at 01:50 PM

Creative financing fuels California solar boom

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by Todd Woody Dropping my son off at school on Wednesday, I ran into DannyKennedy, a fellow parent and veteran Australian Greenpeace activist turnedsolar entrepreneur. How’s business? I

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on Apr 16, 2010 at 11:51 AM
Californians Know Better

Californians Know Better

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A bunch of the dirtiest oil refiners from Texas are trying to derail landmark California legislation that will cut greenhouse gas pollution and jumpstart the state’s emerging green economy.  The cabal, led by Texas-based Valero Energy Corp., Tesoro Corp., Tower...

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on Apr 15, 2010 at 02:20 PM

Carbon Crossroads: California can tackle toxic air while beating back global warming pollution

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As California continues its leadership in countering global warming, we face a critical policy decision on whether to solve some of the state’s insidious air pollution problems at the same time. While opponents of Assembly Bill 32, California’s landmark global...

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on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:20 AM

Atlantic Garbage Patch: Pacific Gyre Is Not Alone

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Researchers are warning of a new blight on the ocean: a swirl of confetti-like plastic debris stretching over thousands of...

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on Apr 15, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Who Loses if California’s climate law is halted?

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by Rachel Morello-Frosch Co-authored by Manuel Pastor. Cross-posted from The Huffington Post.No doubt you’ve heard the warnings—the melting ice caps and rising sea levels, the extinct polar bears and extreme weather conditions.  From pop culture movies like The Day After Tomorrow, to the tireless work of advocates like Al Gore, the discussion around climate change has often focused on envi...

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on Apr 14, 2010 at 05:21 PM

Study: Minority Communities Suffer Most if California Suspends AB 32

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If California’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction law, AB 32, is suspended or poorly implemented, communities of color and poor neighborhoods will suffer the most, according to a new report from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.This is in large part due to co-pollutants like PM10 (particulate matter of 10 micrometers or less), which can cause respiratory problems and come from the re...

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on Apr 14, 2010 at 02:20 PM

Rachel Morello-Frosch: Who Loses if California's Climate Law is Halted?

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California's climate law was put into place years ago and now it's time to implement it. Allowing out-of-state oil companies to stop its implementation will not save jobs and will only yield worse public health.

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on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:50 PM