Environment California

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Name: Environment California
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Bye, Bye Plastic! 10 Cool Reusable Totes to Mark California's Bag Ban

Live in California? Well, start stocking up on reusable grocery bags -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed bill SB270 into law yesterday. The new legislation will ban plastic one-use bags in grocery stores and pharmacies as of July next year; convenience stores ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

California Bans Plastic Bags (9/30/14)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 30 -- Environment California issued the following news release:Governor Brown has signed a statewide plastic bag ban into law. The bill, SB 270, will phase out such bags in grocery stores and pharmacies beginning July 2015, and ... [Published Targeted News Service - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Gun-seizure measure, plastic bag ban signed into law in California

LOS ANGELES -- Law enforcement authorities in California soon will be able to seize guns from people who the police or family members believe could pose a threat to themselves or the public, under a measure signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tues ... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Businesses Urge Protection for Berryessa-Snow Mountain (9/22/14)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 -- Environment California issued the following news release:Today Tuleyome and Environment California Research & Policy Center released a video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eRIwcOqJpo) featuring business owners who have ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

New California Law Speeds Transition to Electric Vehicles

SACRAMENTO – As world leaders prepare to gather in New York for the UN Climate Summit, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. upped the stakes today in his state’s drive for a clean economy, putting his signature on a new initiative that will put clean ... [Published Environment California - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Report: U.S. power plants world’s 3rd largest carbon polluters, edging out India

New York, NY-As world leaders prepare to gather here for the United Nations Climate Summit next week, a new study shows that U.S. power plants alone produce more carbon pollution than the entire economies of India, Russia, Japan or any other nation besides ... [Published Noodls - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

California Leads on Cutting Carbon: Now Nation Stands to Follow (9/19/14)

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 19 -- Environment California issued the following news release:As international leaders prepare for the United Nations Climate Summit next week in New York, a new study shows that if the United States' fleet of coal- and gas-burning ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

California leads on cutting carbon: Now Nation stands to follow

Oakland, CA- As international leaders prepare for the United Nations Climate Summit next week in New York, a new study shows that if the United States' fleet of coal- and gas-burning power plants were a country, it would be the 3rd-largest carbon polluter ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

A bad vote for our water

Tom Elias’ recent column on groundwater underscores why we should be doing everything we can to protect fresh water in California. In this time of drought, we simply cannot afford to waste water by polluting it. Unfortunately, it seems that Congress, ... [Published Davis Enterprise - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Congress to block protections for two thirds of California’s streams

Sacramento— Two thirds of streams across California could remain vulnerable to development and pollution under a bill expected to win approval today by the U.S. House of Representatives. The waters affected flow into the San Francisco Bay and provide ... [Published Environment California - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Governor speaks well of plastic bag ban

Sacramento – Governor Brown has promised he will sign a statewide plastic bag ban into law. The bill, SB 270, will phase out such bags in grocery stores and pharmacies beginning July 2015, and in convenience stores one year later. Senators Alex Padilla, ... [Published Environment California - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

The San Francisco Bay and other waterways key to summer fun

Oakland-This year, 17.7 million people visited California National Parks that include waterways like the San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento River, according to Environment California’s new Summer Fun Index . The new fact sheet comes as summer draws ... [Published Environment California - Sep 04 2014]

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...state food merchant associations, bag wholesalers and distributors and American Chemistry Council (represents plastic and chemical companies. "From the thousands of sea turtles that are now safer from plastic bags to the thousands of volunteers who remove these bags from our beaches and rivers, this bill means a cleaner ocean for everyone. Nothing we use for a few minutes should pollute our ocean for hundreds of years" says Nathan Weaver of Environment California, one of the many groups who fought for the ban for the past 10 years
Why is this a big deal? Environment California explains: "Californians throw away 123,000 tons of plastic bags each year, and too many of them end up as litter in our ocean. Today, there are 100 mill..."
"From the thousands of sea turtles that are now s . . ."
...everything from clean water to clean air to climate change," said Nathan Weaver, a spokesman for Environment California, a statewide advocacy group. "This law will mean a cleaner ocean for everyone, and we hope other places that care about their oceans, their rivers and their environment will look at this, as well."

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Oceans Get Some Relief: California Bans Plastic... [Published Sustainable Business - 11 hours ago]
Bye, Bye Plastic! 10 Cool Reusable Totes to Mar... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
California Bans Plastic Bags (9/30/14) [Published Targeted News Service - 17 hours ago]
Gun-seizure measure, plastic bag ban signed int... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 01 2014]
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill To Ban Plastic Bags... [Published KHTS AM-1220 - Sep 30 2014]
California governor signs plastic bag ban [Published The Hill - Sep 30 2014]
Businesses Urge Protection for Berryessa-Snow M... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 23 2014]
Businesses Urge Protection for Berryessa-Snow M... [Published Environment California - Sep 23 2014]
Report: U.S. power plants world’s 3rd largest c... [Published Noodls - Sep 22 2014]
New California Law Speeds Transition to Electri... [Published Environment California - Sep 22 2014]
California Leads on Cutting Carbon: Now Nation ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 20 2014]
California leads on cutting carbon: Now Nation ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
California just banned free plastic bags. Hold ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 15 2014]
California Just Banned Free Plastic Bags. Hold ... [Published Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
California Just Banned Free Plastic Bags. Hold ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
A bad vote for our water [Published Davis Enterprise - Sep 13 2014]
Congress to block protections for two thirds of... [Published Environment California - Sep 11 2014]
Big Oil money defeated bill to ban drilling in ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Sep 09 2014]
Governor speaks well of plastic bag ban [Published Environment California - Sep 05 2014]
The San Francisco Bay and other waterways key t... [Published Environment California - Sep 04 2014]
CA Legislature Votes to Ban Single-Use Plastic ... [Published MSW Management - Sep 04 2014]
California’s EV strategy opens a portal to Amer... [Published Renew Economy - Sep 02 2014]
California bill to ban oil drilling in marine p... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Sep 01 2014]
California Bans Plastic Bags (8/29/14) [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 01 2014]
Plastic Bags Could Get the Sack in California [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 01 2014]
California Legislature Sends a Bumper Crop of ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 31 2014]
California lawmakers send governor a ban on sin... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 30 2014]
California Assembly Bans Plastic Bags (8/28/14) [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 29 2014]
Million Electric Vehicles Bill Heading to Governor [Published Environment California - Aug 29 2014]
AmeriScan: August 28, 2014 [Published Environment News Service - Aug 29 2014]
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California just banned free plastic bags. Hold ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 15 2014]
Last month, California became the first state to pass a bill banning the ubiquitous disposable plastic bag. If signed into law, the measure will prohibit grocery and retail stores from providing single-use plastic bags and require them to charge ...
California Just Banned Free Plastic Bags. Hold ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Sep 15 2014]
Last week, California became the first state to pass a bill banning the ubiquitous disposable plastic bag. If signed into law, the measure will prohibit grocery and retail stores from providing single-use plastic bags and require them to charge at ...
Million Electric Vehicle Bill Sent to Governor ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 29 2014]
Max Baumhefner, Attorney, Clean Vehicles & Fuels, San Francisco California is poised to open a portal to America’s future, shoving Big Oil off the highways to make room for cleaner transportation alternatives that will improve the nation’s health and ...
Charge Ahead California Initiative Passes Overw... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 27 2014]
Max Baumhefner, Attorney, Clean Vehicles & Fuels, San Francisco A child’s drawing posted on the door of Assembly Member Christina Garcia of Southeast Los Angeles, outlines a vision of placing 1 million electric cars, trucks, and buses on California’s ...
California Moves Closer Toward Clean Air for All [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 28 2014]
Max Baumhefner, Attorney, Clean Vehicles & Fuels, San Francisco Imagine a California with substantially cleaner air and lower rates of asthma and cancer, especially in disadvantaged communities hardest hit by dangerous air pollution. Then imagine you’d ...
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