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2014-04-16 23:15:09

Helping Customers Comply with New Emissions Regulations San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The California Air Resources Board's (CARB) new emission requirements took effect on January 1, 2014. Hawthorne Cat has teamed up with CARB to host an emissions seminar Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and Thursday, April 24, 2014 to help ensure your heavy equipment is in compliance with the new regulations. CARB is offering three training courses at Hawthorne Cat's corporate headquarters in San...

2014-04-16 23:04:46

Sustainable Silicon Valley to Support Event for Global Warming Education Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 First Congregational Church of San Jose is hosting an open discussion on global warming in celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 27. Sustainable Silicon Valley, California Interfaith Power and Light and other organizations have joined to support this event. Climate change is impacting energy, technology, geopolitics, lifestyles and the environment worldwide. Silicon Valley...

2014-04-15 23:04:18

CARB certifications are becoming the standard for zero-emission neighborhood electric vehicles throughout the nation. Star EV is pleased to say we are now CARB certified. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Star EV, a Brand of JH Global Services, Inc., is proud to announce that 19 models of Star electric vehicles have been certified by California Air Resource Board on March 12, 2014 through Executive Order A-414-0001, as Zero-emission neighborhood electric vehicles (NEV). This...

2014-04-08 16:20:59

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by leading environmental advocate Penny Newman and residents of the poisoned Wildomar community shows that state toxics regulators doctored data in a preliminary investigation of the Autumnwood housing complex to avoid pinpointing what has poisoned the Riverside County residents and skip any cleanup, Consumer Watchdog said today. "State toxics regulators have shown by their actions that they don't want...

2014-04-07 23:05:06

Get the Information and Meet the Connections Necessary to Take Part of the Opportunities in Water Infrastructure Development in California Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in water management and water re-use, has announced the Golden State Water Summit, scheduled on June 17-19, 2014 and will take place in Sacramento, CA. 2013 was California’s driest year on record since 1895. With drought as the “new...

2014-03-31 16:21:41

Average $35 credit the result of State's program to fight climate change SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and California Air Resources Board today announced that millions of California households will see a credit averaging $35 on their April electricity bills thanks to a State program to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. California consumers can save even more money by investing the bill savings...

2014-03-19 16:21:18

Industry Pressure Leaves Enforcement Hands Tied and LA Communities Chronically Exposed to Dangerous Lead Levels SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regulators at the Department of Toxic Substances Control folded under industry pressure and ignored proven particulate sampling technology that could have shown Exide Technologies is the source of lead and arsenic contamination in East LA communities, Consumer Watchdog said today. Without proof of the...

2014-03-11 20:21:01

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on Governor Brown to direct the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to order Exide Technologies, a lead battery recycler in Vernon, to clean up its lead contamination of soil at 39 homes and a pre-school in the area. In a letter to Governor Brown, Consumer Advocate Liza Tucker, thanked the Governor for his role in the DTSC's revealing lead contamination at homes this week, but...

2014-02-27 23:02:40

Pioneering the Green Economy: The Need, the Challenge and the Opportunity Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 WHAT: Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), in partnership with NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, will host the fifth annual Water, Energy and Smart Technology (WEST) Summit to showcase game-changing solutions for planetary sustainability. This year’s speakers will focus on Pioneering the Green Economy, leveraging the...

2014-02-24 23:22:48

Join Policy Makers, Brand Owners, Retailers and Green Chemistry Experts and Get the Information Needed to Play in California’s New Green Chemistry Regime Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer, is pleased to announce the return of its market-leading Safer Consumer Products Summit, scheduled for May 6-8, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. 26 states considered chemical safety...