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Category: Green News

Commerce Called ‘Clean Air Hero’

A City of Commerce initiative to encourage economic vitality without risking public health and damaging air quality was recognized by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) at the agency’s 26th Annual Clean Air Awards on Oct. 3.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsNeighborhoods

Bell Gardens Does Away With Blue Recycling Bins

Residents traded in their blue recycling bins last week for an extra black trash bin, turning the job of sorting recyclables over to the city’s trash hauler, Athens Services.
categories Green NewsNeighborhoods

Commerce Wholesaler ‘Charges’ Up

The largest retailer-owned wholesale grocery cooperative in the western United States, Commerce-based Unified Grocers, unveiled 12 new electric car-recharging stations on Monday.
categories BusinessGreen NewsNeighborhoods

Governor Urged to Sign Exide-Related Bills

Elected officials, activists blame DTSC for failing to protect community.
categories BusinessGreen NewsPoliticsPublic Safety

Montebello Hills Project Once Again Under Review

A controversial project to build housing in an area known as the Montebello Hills is gaining traction again with the re-release of a draft environmental impact report (DEIR), which is now available for review and comment.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

US’ First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Awaits Gov. Brown’s Signature

California is a signature away from implementing prohibition to single-use plastic bags, after the Senate passed Senate Bill 270 on a vote of 22-15 last Friday, Aug. 29.
categories BusinessGreen NewsPolitics

Alhambra Farmers Market Celebrates 30 Years

The Alhambra Farmers Market celebrated its 30th anniversary Sunday with a party at its new location on Second Street.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Exide’s Latest Troubles Is Good News to Locals

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed company documents.
categories BusinessGreen NewsHealthJusticeNeighborhoods

Cancer-Causing Dioxane in the Groundwater of East L.A.

Are trace amounts of an industrial solvent increasing and should we worry?
categories Green NewsHealth

Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America

A wilderness festival in Vallejo, Calif. aims to reach a diverse urban audience that doesn't typically visit national parks.
category Green News
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