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Thousands of Southern California residents were forced to flee their homes and San Diego County remained under a state of emergency Thursday as wildfires continued to ravage the region, according to various media reports.
The single fire that ignited and split into nine separate fires still blazes in Southern California today.
Economic impacts of plan to implement AB 32 likely to be small and positive SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California can grow its economy and reap immediate benefits from cleaner air while meeting air pollution reduction goals of its Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32), according to an economic analysis released today by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and reviewed by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).
New automobile efficiency standards expected from Washington Tuesday target every car on the road, a senior government official said. As the Obama administration raises the bar on fuel efficiency and automobile emission standards, every single category of car will be more efficient, the official told The Washington Post. The changes will include raising the mileage expectation of new cars from 25 miles per gallon to 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016, the Post said. But the implications run deep...
By William M. Welch LOS ANGELES -- One wildfire is completely contained, and a second should be wrapped up this weekend if winds remain calm, fire officials said.
Calmer winds have helped California firefighters battle twin fires in California's San Fernando Valley but another blaze has consumed more than 13,000 acres.
By Oren Dorell Firefighters in the hills around Los Angeles hope a break in winds today will help them douse two major wildfires, one of which doubled in size to 10,000 acres Tuesday.
Twin wildfires raced through acreage north of California's San Fernando Valley, killing at least one person and destroying 49 structures, officials said. California Gov.
The National Weather Service warned late Monday that brisk Santa Ana winds would continue to whip a pair of wildfires raging in northern Los Angeles.
To: LEGAL AFFAIRS EDITORS Contact: Matt Pawa, +1-617-233-3773 (cell phone); or Leslie Anderson, +1-703-276-3256, firstname.lastname@example.org, for Matt Pawa NEWTON CENTRE, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney Matt Pawa issued the following statement today: "Today, a federal district court in California entered an opinion and order denying the automobile manufacturers' latest attempts to invalidate the California Pavley law that regulates greenhouse gas emissions from cars.
The California current runs north to south along the West Coast of the United States. This current has huge impacts on the weather along the west coast. Along California this current is responsible for extensive Marine Fog layers every day during the summer, especially when the land is warmer than the waters along the coast. Also in the California area this current keeps the coastal cities cooler such as San Diego. In the Northwest along the coast of Seattle this current is responsible for...
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