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2014-12-18 20:20:29

Youth conference calls on Bay Area students to tackle region's environmental issues OAKLAND, Calif., Dec.

2011-07-30 00:01:04

The new office joins Trinity’s Irvine staff in assisting industrial facilities in California and Nevada with complying with federal, state, and district environmental regulations. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Trinity Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, recently opened an office in the San Francisco Bay Area to better serve industry in Northern California.

2011-07-20 13:27:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senate Bill 582, authored by state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco), is now on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk and awaiting the Governor's signature after passing both houses of the state Legislature last week.

2011-06-08 09:55:00

Trading diesel engines for shore power cuts 50,000 pounds of emissions a year OAKLAND, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Responsible Transportation (CRT) today commended one of its members, APL, for becoming the first container shipping line to shut down, or, "cold-iron," a vessel's engines to eliminate exhaust emissions at the Port of Oakland.

2011-04-18 14:31:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area residents will begin a public discussion about the region's future growth at a series of public workshops being held in all nine Bay Area counties beginning April 21 and continuing through May 19.

2010-11-10 09:00:00

STOCKTON, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This winter's burn programs are now in effect leaving many residents confused by the restrictions that may be imposed on fireplace usage by their local air district.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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