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What $900,000 buys right now in three Orange County cities 17.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Here's a look at what roughly $900,000 buys right now in Fullerton, Lake Forest and Huntington Beach in Orange County.

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Setting climate targets and creating tools to achieve them 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Including a national clean energy standard.
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“Are we guardians or gardeners?” Decker fire highlights debate about how to fight wildfires in wilderness areas 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Some residents of nearby communities dealing with weeks of smoke-choked skies are questioning why federal responders didn't do more to combat the Decker Fire south of Salida when it was less than 1,000 acres burning exclusively in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness.
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Climate change may imperil Joshua trees; group seeks tougher California protections 15.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

An environmental group Tuesday plans to ask the California Fish and Game Commission to designate the western Joshua Tree as threatened, a push sure to set off battles with desert developers.

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Retrofitting busy highways, like U.S. Highway 285 in Colorado, to let wildlife travel safely, too 14.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Highway 285 was once a death zone for the dwindling herds of elk and mule deer on Colorado’s Western Slope. But today it offers a lifeline, helping them travel from their summer range high in the mountains to winter foraging grounds along the Arkansas River.
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Opinion: California's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire area is setting up the region for another tragedy 14.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Newsom's clear-cutting project in the Rim fire region increases the risk of fire and threatens California's climate and communities.

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Decker fire flares despite cold night temps, forcing federal forest officials to pull back 755 firefighters 14.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 7,326-acre wildfire sparked by lightning in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness more than a month ago flared up Sunday, spreading despite freezing night temperatures, forcing new evacuations near towns along the Arkansas River and emitting smoky particulate plumes that raised health concerns.
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Another EPA risk evaluation grossly understates risks, this time of 1-bromopropane 13.10.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist. On Friday EDF filed detailed comments with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) critical of its draft risk evaluation for the carcinogenic solvent, 1-bromopropane (or 1-BP).  As was the case with 1,4-dioxane, EPA has grossly understated the risks from exposure to this chemical, for both cancer and non-cancer health […]
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Border wall rising in Arizona, raises concerns among conservationists, Native tribes 13.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Customs and Border Protection agency says it is doing its best to reduce impact to the environment and tribal citizens. Conservationists and Native tribes in the area are not appeased.
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Full Coverage: The Times' investigation into how companies that harvest body parts upend death investigations 12.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Companies that harvest human organs, bones and other parts have moved into government morgues across the country to gain access to more bodies.

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Ready to go beyond your climbing gym? Meet Southern California's rock stars 12.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Rock climbing spots in L.A.

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EPA proposes new regulations for lead in drinking water 11.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The new proposal is being criticized for not proactively replacing lead service lines across the nation. It also keeps the same threshold for lead in drinking water that the U.S. currently has.
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Trump Has No Clue About Homelessness. This California Lawmaker Actually Does. 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
In recent weeks, President Donald Trump has escalated his ongoing feud with California, repeatedly turning his attention and Twitter feed to the state’s homelessness crisis. The administration is reportedly planning a crackdown that may involve moving homeless people in the state to government-backed facilities. After visiting last month, Trump claimed—seemingly without basis—that needles and other trash from San Francisco and […]
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Can we use nature to mitigate wildfire risk? 11.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
As wildfire season heightens, The Nature Conservancy is developing and implementing a new strategy to fight back.
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Newsom signs bill to open Hollister Ranch beaches to the public 10.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

The law declares that the public must be allowed to enter Hollister Ranch by land and access some of its 8.5 miles of shoreline by April 2022.

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Federal methane rollbacks spark new opposition from 12 major utilities 10.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Federal methane rollbacks spark new opposition from 12 major utilities
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How Brazil can develop its rural economy, increase agricultural production and protect forests 9.10.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The recent fires in the Amazon rainforest have raised the question: is it possible to have a new model of development in the region that reconciles forest protection with economic growth? The pressing threats of climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation along with a growing global demand for agricultural commodities, pose major challenges and […]
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Use of Near-Real-Time Deforestation Alerts 9.10.2019 WRI Stories
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EDF, Allies Intervene to Defend EPA’s Authority to Limit Climate Pollution from Power Plants 8.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF, Allies Intervene to Defend EPA’s Authority to Limit Climate Pollution from Power Plants
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Wildfires a massive threat to California's progress in cutting greenhouse gases, report says 8.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

California will blow past its 2030 climate target unless it more than triples the pace of greenhouse gas reductions to about 4.5% annually, according to a report released Tuesday by a San Francisco think tank.

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