Environment California

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Name: Environment California
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 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 - 1 hour ago]
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]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

California Bans Plastic Bags (8/29/14)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 29 -- Environment California issued the following news release:The California Senate voted 22-15 to pass a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill, SB 270, will phase out such bags in grocery stores and pharmacies beginning ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

California Assembly Bans Plastic Bags (8/28/14)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 28 -- Environment California issued the following news release:The California Assembly voted to approve a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill, SB 270, would phase out such bags in grocery stores, pharmacies, and ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

David ognibene announces support for charge ahead california

David Ognibene is proud to announce his support for Charge Ahead California, an initiative aimed at replacing gasoline and diesel powered cars, trucks and buses with clean electric vehicles, in order to reduce their impact on the atmosphere in California ... [Published FreePressIndex.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Million Electric Vehicle Bill Sent to Governor Brown

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 28, 2014 in , , 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 provide drivers ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Plastic bag ban approved by state assembly

SACRAMENTO , Calif. – The State Assembly approved a bill (SB270) today, which will phase-out single use plastic bags from grocery stores, as well as convenience stores and pharmacies. The bill is now headed toward the state senate for consideration.The ... [Published KGet - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

California Assembly Passes Million Electric Vehicles Bill, Rebates for Low-Income Californians (8/27/14)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 27 -- Environment California issued the following news release:The Charge Ahead California Initiative (SB 1275) cleared a critical hurdle today in passing the California Assembly by a vote of 46-23, putting the measure in a strong ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

3 people critically injured after California earthquake

A large earthquake caused significant damage and left three critically injured in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, igniting fires, sending at least 87 people to a hospital, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 24 2014]

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...U S create such a huge piece of the world's carbon emissions, we know there's more to be done," said Mac Farrell for Environment California RPC. "It's time to stop ignoring the nation's largest global-warming polluter-dirty power plants--and start investing in clean energy."
In a press release, Nathan Weaver of Environment California says the ban is an "important step forward" that "shows that we can achieve lasting victories for ocean and environmental health. Nothing we use for a few minutes should pollute our ocean for hundreds of years." is a senior online editorial fellow at Mother Jones. RSS
...), an online and social media public education and awareness campaign that highlights oil companies efforts to mislead and confuse Californians. "Chevron, with $1.3 million spent so far in 2014, is also among the top five. If money speaks, Big Oil has the loudest voice in politics."

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California leads on cutting carbon: Now Nation ... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
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]
David ognibene announces support for charge ahe... [Published FreePressIndex.com - Aug 29 2014]
Million Electric Vehicle Bill Sent to Governor ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
Million Electric Vehicle Bill Sent to Governor ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 29 2014]
Plastic bag ban approved by state assembly [Published KGet - Aug 29 2014]
California Assembly bans plastic bags [Published Environment California - Aug 29 2014]
California Assembly Passes Statewide Plastic Ba... [Published Environment News Service - Aug 29 2014]
California Assembly Passes Million Electric Veh... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 28 2014]
California Assembly Passes Million Electric Veh... [Published Environment California - Aug 28 2014]
Charge Ahead California Initiative Passes Overw... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 27 2014]
Charge Ahead California Initiative Passes Overw... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 27 2014]
3 people critically injured after California ea... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 24 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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