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In 2013, more cities and counties stood up to protect Pacific wildlife and passed bans on single-use plastic grocery bags. Now, more than 90 communities in California, from Marin to Los Angeles, are living bag free. Thanks to citizen support, California now has a network of 124 underwater state parks that protect our coast and wildlife.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer used a rooftop covered with solar panels overlooking Mission Bay to announce Thursday that the city ranks second nationally in installed solar power, behind only the much bigger city of Los Angeles.
Washington, DC -- In anticipation of National Parks Week coming up next week, 28 state legislators from California released a letter today thanking President Obama for protecting public lands here in California. They join more than 200 state legislators from around the country calling on President Obama to continue to fulfill his State of the Union promise and use his authority to protect America’s public lands.
Sacramento – Today, Environment California Research & Policy Center released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution.” The report ranks Los Angeles #1 among major cities nationwide for the amount of installed solar power, and provides a first-of-its-kind comparative look at the growth of solar in major American cities. Closely following Los Angeles is San Diego in the 2nd spot, San Jose - 4th, San Francisco - 9th and Sacramento - 12th (Top 20 list below).