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Category: Green News

Port of LA, Long Beach Officials Highlight Air and Water Quality Improvements

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, officials from both ports convened at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach to highlight what they deem are strides in emissions reductions and water quality improvements.
categories City AffairsGreen News

Children of the Drought

Today, that water is no longer there. The once lush green trees are dying. Families no longer cool off in the river. Only the memories remain.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsWeathering the StormYouth

Residents Voice Out Against High-speed Rail Through Angeles National Forest

United in their opposition to build California’s high-speed rail line through the Angeles National Forest, more than 1,000 residents rallied Tuesday night, Jan. 13, in Lake View Terrace, voicing their concerns about how building the rail would drive down property values, bisect the Sunland and Tujunga neighborhoods, and permanently affect the region’s way of life.
categories Green NewsPoliticsScience & Technology

Plastic Manufacturers Push to Kill California Ban on Grocery Bag

An effort to end California’s exclusive state ban on single-use plastic grocery bags advanced this week after manufacturers spent millions on a campaign to gather signatures for a proposed ballot initiative to overturn the ban.
categories BusinessGreen NewsPolitics

California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons of Water to Recover from Drought, NASA Says

A new analysis by NASA scientists reveals that it would take approximately 11 trillion gallons of water to remedy the drought that has plagued the Golden State for the last three years.
categories Green NewsWeathering the Storm

EPA Administrator: Enviro Groups Must ‘Reflect Communities They Serve’

Operating without a diverse workplace, said the EPA administrator, is like 'having our arms tied behind our backs.'
categories Green NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Exide Residential Cleanup Continues

State regulators have ordered Exide to make major changes to pollution control systems at its Vernon plant, and to pay for the clean up contamination at nearby homes.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Cal State LA Launches BioSpace LA

The incubator was funded with a $3.5 million grant from L.A. County.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsScience & Technology

Exide Ordered to Pay for Clean Up

Battery recycler will pay millions to address contamination.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealth

Latina Environmentalist Takes Fracking Fight to 'Epicenter' of California Oil Industry

Rosanna Esparza is a community organizer for Clean Water Action in Kern County, which ranks first in California for oil production and second for agriculture.
categories BusinessGreen NewsNeighborhoodsPolitics
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