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GOVERNOR SIGNS OUR PLASTIC BAG BILL

California is the first state to ban single-use plastic bags. When this law goes into effect in July 2015, we’ll take billions of plastic bags out of our environment. That means cleaner rivers and a safer future for sea turtles and other ocean wildlife.

Report | Environment California Research and Policy Center

In the Path of the Storm

4 out of 5 Californians live in areas hit by recent weather disasters. 

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LA Battles Bag Ban | Dan Jacobson

In a unanimous decision on Wednesday April 4th, the LA City Council Environment and Energy Committee called for a policy statement for environmental review of an ordinance banning both paper and plastic.

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News Release | Environment California

Los Angeles Invests in a Bright Future

“The feed-in tariff pilot program is a critical investment in a clean energy future for Los Angeles,” said Michelle Kinman, clean energy advocate with Environment California. “By taking steps to maximize the city’s tremendous untapped solar potential, Los Angeles leaders are paving the way for the city to become a world class solar leader, bringing considerable environmental and economic benefits.”

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Time to Secure a Clean Energy Future for Angelenos | Michelle Kinman

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power is embarking on a planning process that will set the course for the utility’s energy development over the next several decades. Environment California is urging the utility to develop and implement a comprehensive clean energy plan.

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Some Parks Saved! But the Fight Continues | Mac Farrell

With some parks receiving temporary reprieves from closure there is cause for celebration. But more work must be done to save the rest of our state parks that have not been so fortunate.

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