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Category: Green News

SoCal Could Face Water Cutbacks

The Metropolitan Water District is considering the limitation of deliveries and implementation of water rationing starting July 1, depending on statewide drought conditions.
categories City AffairsGreen News

Water Wasting Fines Are Likely for Some LA Residents

As California’s weather gets warmer, fines for wasting water in unincorporated, standalone areas of Los Angeles County are expected to rise sharply.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsNeighborhoods

Montebello Hills: Details Matter

Residents and the council have been divided for years over the specifics of a plan to build a many as 1,200 single-family detached and attached homes in Montebello Hills. For environmentalists, loss of open space, an active oil field and the endangered California gnatcatcher are reason enough to reject the project. Part two of two.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsNeighborhoodsPolitics

California Used 22 Percent Less Water in December

Californians used 22 percent less water statewide last December compared to the same month in 2013, finally meeting Governor Jerry Brown’s goal of a 20 percent reduction in monthly water consumption.
category Green News

Marisol Díaz and 100 Citizens to Conquer L.A. and California

“Kinesiology students will continue to be key figures in implementing and replicating the program to other CSUs because they are the ones who run the program and gain experience,” said kinesiology professor Steven Loy.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealth

Agua 4 All Campaign Launches in the Eastern Coachella Valley

Agua 4 All, a pilot project that aims to bring clean drinking water to rural communities across California, launched Wednesday in Thermal, Calif.
categories FoodGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Exide Violates Hazardous Waste Laws

A recent inspection led the Department of Toxic Substance Control Wednesday to issue eight new violations to embattled Exide Technologies related to their handling of hazardous waste.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

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
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