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San Jose bans foam plastic containers at special events

(via www.mercurynews.com)

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

(via www.mercurynews.com)

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

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

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

(via www.mercurynews.com)

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

(via www.jetsongreen.com)

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

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

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

(via www.reuters.com)

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

Habitat for Humanity and PG&E Support Green Neighborhood in Oakland, CA

(via www.inhabitat.com)

Recently we took the trip to Oakland, CA to visit a Habitat for Humanity East Bay Project of particular interest for its pairing of energy-efficient homes with families in need of housing. What was once a deemed by the EPA and the Department of Toxic Substances as a blighted property due to its history [...]

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on Oct 29, 2009 at 02:21 PM

Video: 350 Events in San Francisco and Around the World

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This Couldn't Have Been Possible a Few Short Years Ago (But We Still Have a Long Way to Go)TreeHugger has done a lot of coverage of the 350 Movement (see Matt's slideshow, for example), and I'm pr...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:51 PM