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Bicycling Month in Santa Barbara Commences with Cycle Chic Fashion Show (Event)

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Santa Barbara's month-long bicycle celebration, called Cyclemaynia will commence in style with Cycle Chic Fashion Show, this Thursday, May 6. The show will feature bicycles, accessories, and attire appropriate for a bevy of events occurring in the coastal California city, from riding to the farmer's market to attending the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Following the event, attendee...

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on May 04, 2010 at 05:51 AM

California may vote to freeze landmark climate law

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Organizers of a California ballot measure that would suspend the state's landmark climate change law, possibly for years, said on Monday they had enough signatures to qualify it for the November ballot.

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on May 03, 2010 at 05:50 PM

Calif. governor ends support for offshore drilling (AP)

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AP - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday withdrew his support of a plan to expand oil drilling off the California coast, citing the massive oil spill that resulted from a drilling rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

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on May 03, 2010 at 02:20 PM
LA: Move to “Delay” Cal...

LA: Move to “Delay” California’s Greenhouse Gas Law Gaining Steam

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Republican Gubernatorial candidates are only debating how best to delay the implementation of A.B. 32Proponents of clean energy and environmental laws designed to reduce the amount of Greenhouse Gases from being dumped into the air had best not take the challenge to A.B. 32, the California State Law mandating changes [...]

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on May 03, 2010 at 01:51 PM

Opponents of California global warming law turn in signatures for November measure

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The law requires that by 2020, California's emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse be reduced to 1990 levels, a drop of about 25 percent.

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on May 03, 2010 at 12:21 PM

Wal-Mart To Pay $27.6 Million In California Dumping Case

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SAN DIEGO — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle allegations that it improperly handled and dumped hazardous waste at stores...

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on May 03, 2010 at 11:52 AM
Wal-Mart to pay $27.6 milli...

Wal-Mart to pay $27.6 million over California toxic waste (Reuters)

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Reuters - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, will pay $27.6 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of improperly storing, handling and dumping hazardous waste throughout California, state investigators said on Monday.

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on May 03, 2010 at 11:50 AM

Wal-Mart to pay $27.6 million in dumping case

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Prosecutors say Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle claims of improperly handling and dumping hazardous waste at stores across California.

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on May 03, 2010 at 11:20 AM

State pesticide regulators ready to OK controversial fumigant

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The state moved closer Friday to permitting a controversial pesticide designed to replace ozone-depleting methyl bromide.

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on May 03, 2010 at 06:20 AM
400W Small Wind Turbine [Gi...

400W Small Wind Turbine [Giveaway]

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To be considered for this random giveaway, leave a comment below through the end of Thursday, May 6, 2010.* After writing about Sam's Club's installation of 17 Skystream turbines in California, we were approached by the company with an opportunity to give away a 400W wind generator. We jumped at the chance given this could help out one of our readers. For informational purposes, the micro turbi...

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on May 03, 2010 at 04:50 AM