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We sent plastic bag ban and electric vehicle legislation to Gov. Brown

California lawmakers passed two groundbreaking bills to protect our water, air and beautiful places: a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags and a new program to put a million electric vehicles on California’s roads. Right now, we’re working to make sure Gov. signs both bills.

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Update: City of Alameda remains opted-in for bag ban ordinance

The city staff removed the item from the agenda for 2/21 that means that by default, the city is opting in to the ordinance.

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Alameda City to discuss opting-out of bag ban ordinance

The Alameda City Council has an item on their 2/21 agenda to discuss opting-out of the countywide plastic bag ban.

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Jerry Brown hits the road for Tesla Motors' Model X | Dan Jacobson

Gov. Jerry Brown will be making an appearance tonight as electric-car maker Tesla Motors unveils a new vehicle in Los Angeles County -- its Model X.

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News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

STATE SETTLES SUIT WITH BRAZIALAN BLOWOUT

This week California’s Attorney General settled a suit with the makers of “Brazilian Blowout” on the grounds that it had mislabeled it’s product as formaldehyde free, when in fact this was not the case. Formaldehyde is a potential carcinogen with dangerous impacts to the eyes and lungs. 

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Yuba City solar power praised

Yuba City residents use more solar energy than 90 percent of the state, according to an environmental report released this week.

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