"Calif. AG To Sue Plastic Bottle Companies Over 'Biodegradable' Claim"

"SAN JOSE, Calif. -- In a move that could have a major effect on the recycling industry, California Attorney General Kamala Harris will sue three national companies that make plastic bottles or sell bottled water in California, contending that they illegally claim their bottles are 'biodegradable.'"

Source: San Jose Mercury News, 10/27/2011

Erionite, Like Asbestos, Can Cause Cancer

The naturally-occurring erionite causes malignant mesothelioma and evidence suggests it is much more toxic than asbestos. Concern is rising as development that disturbs erionite deposits occurs in 12 western states.

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"On Edge of Paradise, Coachella Workers Live in Grim Conditions"

"THERMAL – At one end of Avenue 54, a road slicing through some of the most fertile land in the United States, resides the California of the popular imagination: a place of Bermuda shorts, putting greens and picture-window champagne dinners overlooking the infinity pool.

Source: California Watch, 10/25/2011

"California Board Approves Cap and Trade on Carbon Emissions"

"California approved one of the broadest and most controversial components of its landmark climate change law, pushing the state toward a low-carbon economy that relies less on imported foreign oil.

The California Air Resources Board on Thursday voted to adopt final rules that will regulate carbon emissions across a broad cross section of the state's economy, including oil and gas producers, utilities and transportation companies, farmers and the building industry.

Source: Sacramento Bee, 10/24/2011
October 18, 2011

West Coast Premiere of Documentary 'Greening the Revolution' (in Newport Coast, CA)

On 10/18, the 'CINEMA SAGE HILL' free community film series will feature the West Coast Premiere of documentary 'GREENING THE REVOLUTION' in Newport Coast, CA.

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