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Los Angeles LADWP feed-in tariff 'Clean LA Solar Program'
LA Commissioners approved a 10MW FiT Demonstration Program to encourage renewable energy development within the Los Angeles Basin and to help meet the 33% Renewable Portfolio Standard Mandate by 2020.
LID (Low Impact Development) Coming to Los Angeles
Low Impact Development Best Practices Handbook by the LA Board of Public Works.
The Importance of Decentralized Wastewater Management in the Twenty-First Century
Dr. Tchobanoglous’ early work on the use of wetlands
for wastewater treatment culminated in the first
national conference on the subject in 1979, and a variety of new filtration
technologies have been approved for use in California
in restrictive reclamation applications.
Westside Health Forum - Jan 21, Venice, CA
Cities large and small are struggling to make sense of how to get us back to being a "healthy" society.
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.
Students are challenged to solve water use problems in Los Angeles
Students in Venice, CA researched questions about water conservation -- with some surprising answers! Now YOU can join the challenge.
Bioplastics surge - then move out of California... Hmmm
Green business development is like an ecosystem. It's a system in which we ALL operate, and when we lose a significant "species"...the system is drained of sustainable resources. Cereplast is an example.
Green at Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has set its
sights on becoming the first community college system in the nation
to generate all of its own electricity as it undertakes one of the
largest public sector sustainable building efforts in the United States.
LA Metro & California Air Quality Gets an F
Breathing polluted air can seriously harm your health and even shorten your life. State of the Air is a report card on air pollution in communities across the nation.
Green Building Opportunity Index Ranks Competitiveness of US Office Markets
Sustainable communities get stronger with greener commercial buildings ... but how affordable are these green commercial buildings in the top markets?
Los Angeles Prohibits Urban Farming But Policy is Being Challenged
Urban food security and climate change concerns are forcing the issue of how much food can be grown in urban areas.
University of Southern California-Energy Institute Focuses on Renewable Energy
California energy research is being conducted at USC to transition the economy to renewable energy. These research resources are cross-disciplinary, and available to entrepreneurs through technology transfer programs.
Los Angeles Apartment Buildings Escalate Recyling Impact
Recycling and reduction of waste are vital for a cleaner, greener and more sustainable city.
Urban Farming in LA
Urban agriculture is growing...to provide beautification, community greening and food security in urban neighborhoods.
Sunken Median Stormwater Biofiltration Safeguards the Beach along Santa Monica Bay
Biofiltration fits snugly between lanes of traffic and between the industrial runoff from a major highway, sanitation processing plant and residential communities...and the ocean. Keep that pollution out of our oceans!
Seeking former Atomics International, Rocketdyne, or Rockwell employees
U.S. EPA seeks former Atomics International, Rocketdyne, Rockwell, employees for Santa Susana Field Lab radiological study.
Los Angeles Small Business Loan Program for Job Creation
Los Angeles small business is encouraged to create new jobs with small business loan packages.
Waste Conversion Energy Programs in Solid Waste
Waste is a big deal. Solving the problem of waste with recycling, recovery and conversion is a solution being handled and innovated by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County...in a big way.
Community Revitalization in Downtown LA on Broadway
Community revitalization is green. It reclaims old buildings and roads. It provides jobs. It provides meeting spaces and home spaces and productive business spaces. And it minimizes urban sprawl and use of new materials.
Los Angeles Faces Water Rationing in May 2009
Southern California is in a 3 year drought and is facing severe rationing. Voluntary water conservation NOW is the solution. Rationing is slated for May 2009.
Los Angeles Is Creating a Green Business Certification Program for mid-2009
The City of Los Angeles is launching a Green Business Certification Program in 2009 for hotels, and others business sectors to follow.
Los Angeles Launches a Green Business Certification Program for 2009
The Los Angeles green business certification program hopes to certify businesses within six months including restaurants, retailers, office-based businesses, auto repair shops and hotels.
Los Angeles Workers are on Life Support with high cost of living and low income
Income and cost of living in Los Angeles do not equate. Unions provide a stable force in the growing informal business sectors that pay low wages in spite of increasing cost of living.
Digest of Jobs in L.A.’s Green Technology Sector - 2006
Los Angeles has been a leader in setting increasingly ambitious environmental
goals and introducing innovative technologies to achieve those goals. This report identifies the green industries, occupations and sectors that are growing greener jobs.
Industry Cluster Analysis for Local Economic Development in Los Angeles
Economic development priorities for the City of Los Angeles is headed by the Mayor and Community Development Agency
The Vertical, Transit-Oriented Los Angeles
Financing the redevelopment of downtown Los Angeles involves vision, political will and a comprehensive plan for transit oriented urban planning.
Los Angeles Sustainable Businesses and the Environment
Aug 21, Van Nuys
ECO hits the Pages of the LA Times
Southern California's economic strategies for $200 a barrel oil in 2008
EcoPerks Brings Loyalty Marketing to Green Consumers
Green consumer loyalty program connects green purchases with sustainable rewards for both the consumer and the earth.
Los Angeles H.S. Dropout Solutions
High school dropouts start in middle school. There are solutions we can each help solve in our own neighborhoods.
Edited by Carolyn Allen