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Gavin Newsom | Halfway to a Green Taxi Fleet in San Francisco

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[Editor's Note: This is a guest post from San Francisco Mayor, Gavin Newsom, who has also just announced his candidacy for California Lieutenant Governor]Almost two years ago to the day, I sponsored a Green Taxi Law requiring San Francisco cab companies to lower their greenhouse gas emissions 20% below 1990 levels by 2012 . When I announced this goal many said it was unattainable.We thought it ...

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on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:50 AM
Environmentalists, politica...

Environmentalists, political leaders push to derail San Francisco Bay Saltworks development

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Shallow salt beds cover a 1,436-acre former salt production site in Redwod City where agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. and Arizona-based DMB Associates want to build up to 12,000 housing units. More than 100 environmental and political leaders have singed a petition opposing the project.REDWOOD CITY – A proposal to construct the largest housing development on the shores of San Francisco Bay in m...

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on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:20 AM

More Solar Panels for San Jose Schools

(via www.triplepundit.com)

San Jose extended its commitment to renewable energy this week, with a ground breaking ceremony for a 3.7 MW solar project to be built at six school sites in the East Side Union High School District. The ceremony took place at Santa Teresa High School in San Jose, and was attended by district, government [...]

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on Mar 15, 2010 at 04:20 PM
Jeff Biggers: Welcome to Sa...

Jeff Biggers: Welcome to San Francisco: A Coal-Free City Eco-Tourism Campaign? (Free Postcards!)

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"San Francisco: Where the Power is Clean and Life is Good" Hey kids! Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge without a film of mercury!...

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on Mar 12, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Santa Clara: 4-alarm recycling plant fire prompts 'shelter in place' order

(via www.mercurynews.com)

It is the third fire in as many years at ECS Refining, which specializes in recycling of plastics and metals and electronics scrap, such as circuit boards, computers, circuits and televisions.

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on Mar 10, 2010 at 09:50 PM

Santa Clara: Business owner pleads no contest to dumping hazardous metals

(via www.mercurynews.com)

Ernest Najar, 49, of Expresstech at 3475 Victor St., will be placed on probation for three years, monitored electronically for one year and pay fines of more than $36,500, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.

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on Mar 10, 2010 at 08:20 PM

Jill Richardson: The Sludge Hits the Fan in San Francisco

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

San Francisco had the audacity to label waste sludge as "organic" and give it away to home gardeners and even school gardens. The city's actions are outrageous, but they serve as a wake-up call.

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on Mar 06, 2010 at 10:50 AM

Sea lions have left Oregon's Sea Lions Caves and reappearing at San Francisco's Pier 39

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The sea lions Sea Lions Caves in Oregon have disappeared as mysteriously as they appeared. And they are returning to San Francisco's Pier 39. Some people wonder if it's El Nino.

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on Mar 03, 2010 at 08:51 PM

Is San Francisco about to end Critical Mass?

(via blog.oregonlive.com)

Critical Mass has been, for all intents and purposes, dead in Portland for a few years. Now, from San Francisco -- the birthplace of Critical Mass -- comes word that the end may be near thanks to complaints from residents and motorists who say their travels are disrupted, sometimes violently, by the cyclists.

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on Mar 03, 2010 at 09:51 AM

National Briefing | West: California: Sea Lions Returning to the Docks in San Francisco

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Sea lions are returning to Pier 39 in San Francisco after an abrupt disappearance that left tourists disappointed and experts baffled.

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on Mar 02, 2010 at 10:50 PM