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Seminars for California CEQA ... and more educational opportunities
California Environmental Quality Act seminars, as well as other seminars and audio conferences for continuing education.
Sunday Farmers Market in Hollywood! And Certified Farmers Markets Across LA...
Los Angeles and California Farmers Markets bring together food, fun, friendly folks and local economies. Find the Farmers Markets near you and on your daytrip travels... and treat yourself to freshness, friendly smiles and real, local farm connections.
Big Bucks with Big Strings for Energy Efficiency at California Energy Commission
Overview of programs being managed by the California Energy Commission to provide energy efficiency services for residential, commercial, low-income and governmental buildings.
Learn how to lease government lands for Energy & Water Projects
America exports hundreds of billions of dollars each year to buy the oil they need to power our country. Our dependence on foreign oil threatens our national security, our environment and our economy.
Want solutions? FOCUSED TECHNOLOGIES ▪ Energy ▪ Water ▪ Infrastructure ▪ Environment
State by State Environmental Regulations Information Links
There's no reason not to know what environmental regulations apply or protect you in YOUR state. EPA is making it easier with a Web portal.
San Francisco and Los Angeles Top Green Building Research Lists
California is energy efficiency leader in green building initiatives.
Green Jobs WEBINAR: Discover Your Green Career Options April 20, 9am (PDT)
Webinar with Carol McClelland on finding opportunities, developing your skills, and networking for green economy success. Tuesday, April 20. Register early!
Marrone Bio Innovations Wins IPM Innovations Recognition
IPM Innovator Awards are given to organizations that have made efforts to reduce risks associated with pesticide use, and for sharing their research and methods with others.
Local Counties Keep more Property Taxes with SB 85
Senate Bill 85, legislation authored by Senator Dave Cogdill makes property tax distribution more equitable for rural counties.
Obesity Summit to Improve Health & Economics
Obesity Summit by President Clinton and Governor Schwarzeneger for California schools and families
Healthy Workers universal health care coverage program in Santa Clara County for small business
A sustainable community is built on cooperative exchange of goods and services -- including health care. Not insurance. Health care for daily needs. Santa Clara County puts priorities in order for their residents with a somewhat universal health care plan.
California Clean Energy Manufacturing Program
Clean energy investment assistance for customers and clean energy manufacturing companies is supported by ARRA funds and the California Energy Commission.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Historic Klamath River Agreements
Klamath River Conservation
El Cerritos Rain Gardens Project Funded with ARRA
California received ARRA funding for water conservation projects such as El Cerrito and Contra Costa Clean Water Programs that developed Low Impact Development rain gardens.
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentive Program
AB 1811 provides incentives for research and production of alternative fuels made in ways to protect California from climate change.
Community Alliance with Family Farms
Sustainable communities are rooted in local farms and food production -- fresh, sustaining, organic, soil conserving -- local and urban agriculture are vital to California's sustainability.
CAL Green California Green Building Code for 2011
California has approved the most stringent, environmentally-friendly
building code in the United States that will apply to new commercial
buildings, hospitals, schools, shopping malls and homes.
Long Haul Truck Owners Upfit Aerodynamics and Tires
AB32 requires long haul trucks to retrofit trucks with emission reducing tires and aerodynamic devices to improve air quality and save fuel.
California Cut Flower Growers Build Cooperative Logistics System to Cut Costs
California Executive Order Requires 33% Renewable Energy by 2020
Governor Schwarzenegger from Copenhagen
Air drying clothes, buying cleaner cars and appliances, car pooling, conserving water... going green is also about seizing an incredible opportunity. Let's continue to work together for a clean and sustainable future!
California's Future...Big Problems...Big Solutions
I really prefer to report positive solutions. I do. But the flip side is that no solutions are needed if there aren't problems. Right?
Khosla Ventures' Green Fund Tops $1 Billion
It's reassuring to see that Calpers, California Public Employees, are investing in reinvigorating the state's economy by investing in cutting edge clean technology companies.
New Title 24 Regulations Aug 1, 2009
Energy efficiency is almost second nature for doing business in California. For example, in California, commercial buildings with flat roofs have been required to have white roofs since 2005.
Prisons are Microcosms of a City...and California is Conserving Energy and Water at CDCR
Society tends to shun its prison system...and reform will have to come from within. Sustainability is also first, an internal commitment to making a better world. The California correction system is addressing the prison system as a "city" environment with high leverage on conservation of energy, water, waste and transportation. Here are details.
California Budget Framework Finalized Feb 12, 2009
California's budget is tight for the coming 17 months...and it's not final. But here are the updates approved Feb 13, 2009.
Compelling Results for Youth ... so cancel the CCC program?
Your voice matters. Our youth matter. The CCC is a way to address both those priorities, plus youthpower for fighting wildfires, floods and local community services. Please check this out.
Democrats Proopose Green Economic Stimulus Package for 2009
California's Legislature proposes a $2.3 billion "green economic stimulus" package to invest in 21st Century public transit, build much-needed water infrastructure, create thousands of quality, green jobs, and more.
Timeline of Climate Change and Water Reservoirs
California's water and climate history is evident in a long timeline view.
Statewide California Drought Declared June 4, 2008 by Governor
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a statewide drought after two years of below-average rainfall, low snowmelt runoff and a court-ordered restriction on water transfers.
Edited by Carolyn Allen