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2013-08-27 20:21:45

EASTERN SIERRAS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decades of strife over how much water could be diverted out of four key Mono Lake tributaries to the benefit of Los Angeles water users came to an end today when the Board of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) voted to approve a historic settlement agreement among LADWP, non-profit fisheries and water resources conservation organization California Trout (CalTrout), the California Department of Fish and...

2013-08-24 23:04:24

Solar Center now offering tax credits and rebates on Orange County solar panel systems. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Solar Center is now offering new rebates to Orange County residents wishing to "Go Solar". Many Southern California homeowners and businesses are missing out on the opportunity to “go green” by installing solar systems that will bring them rebates and tax credits provided by the California Solar Initiative. The state government’s program makes solar energy an...

2013-08-05 16:20:50

Boeing Waste from Santa Susana Field Lab Nuclear Meltdown Site in Simi Valley Headed to Municipal Landfills and Recyclers SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State regulators at the troubled Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) are quietly allowing Boeing to demolish all of its radioactively-contaminated structures at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) site in Simi Valley and dispose of the debris at...

2013-07-20 23:00:13

The Carb Nite Solution review released by TotalWellnessCleanse.net for John Kiefer's newly released fitness and fat loss program. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 The Carb Nite Solution has finally been released after much anticipation and John Kiefer is currently offering a major discount for the next four days only.  Unlike many other fat loss programs, John Kiefer's program is the physicist's guide to power dieting. His approach allows people to avoid crash diets and...

2013-07-18 23:01:45

Carb Back-Loading reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this program that claims that it is not only possible for people to scoff all those “banned” foods that they would never normally put anywhere near their lips, but also to cut their workouts down to just three times per week. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Carb Back-Loading, a book that’s backed up with real and tested scientific research that claims to be something that every...

2013-07-17 16:21:09

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the South Coast Air Quality Management District, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board, UPS, Electric Vehicles International (EVI), and others celebrate the deployment of 40 zero-emission delivery vehicles manufactured by EVI in California and operated by UPS in San Bernardino. This event recognizes one of the largest concentrations in Southern California of fully...

2013-07-15 23:04:22

Hear Policy Makers Provide Updates on Current and Emerging Regulations, While Green Chemistry Solution Providers, Leading Consumer Brands, Manufacturers and Retailers Discuss How to Prepare for the New World of Safer Consumer Products. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Infocast, the leading producer of business intelligence events in dealing with new policies and regulations presents the 3rd Safer Consumer Products Summit: National Policy Outlook this September 17-19 in Washington,...

2013-07-02 20:20:40

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) used a bogus excuse--the promise of cutting the hazardous waste the state produces in half by 2025--to preliminarily approve Chemical Waste Management's expansion of its hazardous waste landfill at Kettleman City, Consumer Watchdog said today. "Based on this company's terrible record of repeated violations of hazardous waste laws, the DTSC should have denied Chemical Waste...

2013-06-17 16:21:48

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exide Technologies has won a temporary reprieve that prevents the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) from enforcing its shutdown of the company's Vernon plant. That means the lead battery recycler can restart its operations, threatening Californians with renewed pollution of their air and water, Consumer Watchdog said today. "This is what happens when regulators get in bed with polluters" said consumer advocate Liza...

2013-06-10 16:21:41

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that lead battery recycler Exide Technologies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has potentially stuck California taxpayers with the tab for multi-millions in cleanup costs in the city of Vernon, Consumer Watchdog said today. The DTSC suspended operations at the plant on April 24 because of imminent danger to the public health. Exide follows on the heels of Evergreen Oil....