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Category: Green News

Local Cities Warn Water Customers to Conserve

State Water Board approves $500 fines for violations.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsWeathering the Storm

Facing Severe Drought, Californians Support Mandatory Cutbacks

Californians rank the drought as their number one environmental concern and favor mandatory curbs on water use.
category Green News

California Agriculture Faces Greatest Water Loss Ever Seen

A new report from UC Davis shows California agriculture may come up dry in the future if it continues to treat groundwater reserves like an unlimited savings account.
categories FoodGreen News

Remembering Those Reusable Bags Takes Time

Local bag giveaway was a gentle reminder to get used to it.
categories BusinessGreen News

Calif. Earmarks a Quarter of Its Cap-and-Trade Riches for Environmental Justice

This year, $230 million from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund will go to programs for low-income and minority people.
categories Green NewsPolitics

New Park Coming to York Boulevard

Hundreds of people gathered last Saturday morning at a former empty lot on York Boulevard and Avenue 50 in Highland Park to witness the groundbreaking for a new park.
categories Green NewsNeighborhoods

Rising Waters — UC Students Help Coastal Communities Brace for Climate Change

Two dozen UC Irvine students are participating in FloodRISE, an initiative to help ordinary people along the Pacific coast cope with rising waters.
categories EducationGreen NewsScience & Technology

Hazardous Flame Retardants Found in Preschools, Child Care

A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthPublic SafetyYouth

Hoping to Save the Environment, Bell Gardens Students Study Plastic Bag Ban

Bell Gardens students have until the end of the school year in June to research, survey, and develop a strategy to determine the feasibility and environmental benefits of banning the bags distributed by retailers in the city.
categories BusinessEducationGreen NewsNeighborhoodsYouth

Ethnic Voters Want Environmental Protections, But Do Their Lawmakers?

Ethnic minorities in California strongly favor environmental protections, yet their elected representatives haven't displayed the same values.
categories Green NewsPolitics
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