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Category: Green News

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

GOP Election Rout Delivers Blow to U.S. Leadership Role on Climate Change

The deck in Congress is stacked in favor of fossil fuels, throwing Obama’s climate agenda in doubt during his lame-duck years.
categories Green NewsPolitics

Once Hated Water Project Now Being Praised

A regional water pipeline project that years ago angered officials in some cities for “raising water rates” is now being hailed as a vital resource during the worst drought ever recorded in California history.
categories City AffairsGreen News

Poll Shows Statewide Ban on Plastic Grocery Bags Has Wide Support

Sixty percent of the voters who participated in the survey said that they support the ban, signed recently by Gov. Jerry Brown, which applies to single-use plastic sacks at grocery stores and pharmacies, starting July 1, 2015, and will expand to convenience and liquor stores a year later.
categories BusinessGreen NewsPolitics

California’s Prop 1 Gives East Valley Families Hope for Clean Water

Residents of eastern Coachella Valley say Prop 1 will alleviate years of struggling with a lack of access to clean and reliable drinking water.
categories Green NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPolitics
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