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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.

News Release | Environment California

California Health, Worker, Consumer, Physician and Environmental Groups Support Strong Safer Consumer Product Draft Regulations

SACRAMENTO – California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) unveiled a groundbreaking, proposed regulation today – the Safer Consumer Product regulation - aimed at protecting consumers from the health risks of  toxic ingredients in everyday products while promoting innovation by California businesses.  We say it’s about time.

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News Release | Environment California

At Public Forum, Californians Will Tell EPA: Protect Us From Deadly Pollution

Socorro Hernandez's three children are all avid athletes. But when the air quality in Fresno, CA is bad—as it often is—her 10-year-old twins, both soccer lovers with asthma, and her 16-year-old football player are forced indoors even though they'd rather be at practice.

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Blog Post

California Fracking? No Way | Dan Jacobson

Fracking is a dirty and dangerous technology and we shoudl stop it from happening in Califoirna

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Blog Post

Santa Cruz Sentinel has it right | Dan Jacobson

Today's Santa Cruz Sentinel has a great editorial about the need for a statewide ban on single use plastic bags. check it out here

 

 

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News Release | Environment California

SANTA CRUZ BANS SINGLE USE PLASTIC BAGS

Sacramento, CA.- Santa Cruz became the 50th city to implement a single use plastic bag ban last night when the city council voted to ban plastic bags and put a fee on paper bags.

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