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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

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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

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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

(via www.oregonlive.com)

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

Sea lions slowly returning to S.F. pier

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Sea lions are returning to San Francisco's Pier 39 after an abrupt disappearance that left tourists disappointed and experts baffled.San Francisco - Sea lion - Pier 39 - Marine Mammal Center - United States

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on Mar 02, 2010 at 01:20 PM
Will San Francisco Put an E...

Will San Francisco Put an End to Critical Mass?

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Image credit: GoodCritical mass began in San Francisco in 1992 as a means of increasing awareness of cyclists rights. Since then, the movement has spread across the country and the world. Now, the city that gave birth to critical mass is thinking about shutting it down....Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Mar 02, 2010 at 12:50 PM

Plastiki Plastic Bottle Boat Unveiled in San Francisco!

(via www.inhabitat.com)

San Francisco recently saw the unveiling of the Plastiki, a boat constructed from from 12,500 2-liter plastic bottles that will be embarking on a 7,500 mile journey to Sydney this spring. Built by Adventure Ecology and captained by David de Rothschild, the vessel will brave the waters surrounding the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ in an [...]

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on Mar 01, 2010 at 03:50 PM