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EPA Awards Over $160,000 to the Pueblo of Santa Clara

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(Dallas, Texas – November 12, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $166,000 to the Pueblo of Santa Clara in New Mexico. The Pueblo will use the funds to provide continued support for their water pollution control program

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on Nov 12, 2009 at 08:50 AM
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1,200 Acres of Arable Land Found in Oakland; What Does that Mean for Local Food?

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Photo credit: davidsilver via FlickrOne common lament about local food is that there simply isn't enough of it. The best part about it -- that it's different in every foodshed, location to location -- also means that the supply can have a hard time keeping up with demand. That's especially true when it comes to larger, more dense urban centers, where locavores greatly outnumber farms and farmer...

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on Nov 11, 2009 at 03:53 AM

San Jose bans foam plastic containers at special events

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Also, many implore council to not raid affordable housing funds to balance redevelopment agency budget.

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on Nov 11, 2009 at 12:24 AM

Schwarzenegger signs water conservation bill in San Jose

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Ceremony at Santa Clara Valley Water District wins accolades, while critics say the new law doesn't go far enough to make a major difference

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on Nov 10, 2009 at 05:54 PM

Daphne Zuniga: People Versus Chevron

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Atchison Village seems like a great place to live. It's a pleasant neighborhood in California. But there's a downside: this town has a bad neighbor, and it's the third-largest corporation in the world.

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on Nov 10, 2009 at 07:54 AM
Awesome Bike Parking at W H...

Awesome Bike Parking at W Hotel in San Francisco

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Photo: Mikael from CopenhagenizeNot Sure How Well that Would Scale, ThoughMikeal from Copenhagenize has taken these pictures of a very cool bike parking at the W Hotel in San Francisco. Included in the price of a room is access to one of three Biomega bikes (I think the one on the pics is the "Copenha...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Nov 09, 2009 at 01:24 PM

Obama names San Francisco city leader to head EPA regional office for California

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Jared Blumenfeld, 40, has served as director of the San Francisco Department of the Environment, and spearheaded efforts to expand solar and expand recycling.

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on Nov 05, 2009 at 07:54 PM
Koda Recycled Content Exter...

Koda Recycled Content Exterior Material

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We first saw this 3form material, Koda XT, with the wavy transit shelters in San Francisco. Designed by Lundberg Design, the colorful transit shelters use a custom configuration of Koda...

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on Nov 04, 2009 at 09:24 AM

U.S. EPA Takes Action Against San Francisco “Muni” following SF Bay Oil Spill

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SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking action against the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority following federal violations of the Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. On behalf of the U.S

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on Nov 02, 2009 at 08:20 AM

Bunker fuel spills in San Francisco Bay

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday it was investigating an early morning spill of bunker fuel from either the tanker Dubai Star or a barge alongside it in San Francisco Bay.

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on Oct 30, 2009 at 11:20 AM