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HealthDay - TUESDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) -- In the state of California,failure to meet federal and state standards for air pollution wasresponsible for nearly $200 million in hospital medical expenses over a
Foul, filthy air is wafting over California and making people sick to the tune of almost $200 million a year in hospital expenses, according to a Rand Corp. study released today.
Deputy Legislative Analyst Dan Carson says the nonpartisan office does not have a current "valid number" for the cost of bill production, "although we have lots of other valid numbers."
The massive earthquake that struck Chile on Saturday provides a good look at how California might fare after a large temblor, experts said Monday.Chile and California are both leaders in seismic safety engineering due to the frequency of large quakes in both places. Their strengths lie in different areas, however, so their structural engineers have been able to learn new things from each other....
California's dirty air led to nearly $200 million in hospital spending over a three-year period – including $9 million in Sacramento County – because of asthma, pneumonia and other pollution-triggered ailments, according to a study released today.With its research, Rand Corp. attempts to put a price tag on the state's bad air. The study analyzed records from hospitals and air quality agencies f...
A video promoting High Speed Rail by the California High Speed Rail AuthorityIn addition to writing a charming piece on bus riding, the Times also published a piece that slammed the efforts to bring High Speed Rail to California. While Rich Connell and Dan Weikel didn't come right [...]
Environmentalists say the intake pipes destroy too much sea life; utility advocates say that the impact is minimal and that banning the practice would cost too much, jeopardize the reliability of the electricity grid and slow the state's transition to clean energy.
STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif. -- State air quality control regulators say these "dairy digester" systems can generate pollution themselves and, unless the devices are overhauled, are refusing to issue permits for them. The standoff underscores how conflicting regulatory mandates are making it hard for California to meet its green-energy goals.
Some fish do the eating and others get eaten. That is the nature of nature.But if man helps one voracious eater that doesn't belong, is that fair?This is the essential question in a lawsuit over the striped bass, a non-native fish introduced to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from the East Coast in 1879 to create a commercial fishery.
Californiaâ€™s â€œCool Carsâ€ law has been controversial ever since its adoption by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) last summerâ€¦ but now things have been kicked up a notch with CARB seemingly sticking to their guns in a shoot out with the policeâ€¦ almost literally.In a nutshell, the law will require all new cars sold in California starting in 2012 to have a microscopic reflective ...