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Del Mar stands firm against 'planned retreat'

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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:48am

Del Mar’s City Council agreed Monday night that “planned retreat” will not be part of its long-term strategy for dealing with sea-level rise, despite the state Coastal Commission’s urging to include the idea.

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Lawmakers seek $16 million to expand Exide lead cleanup beyond yards

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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:40am

 A long-overlooked source of lead contamination in neighborhoods near a closed Vernon battery recycler could be cleaned under a push by state lawmakers to target the grassy strips between sidewalks and streets.

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EPA blocks CNN and Associated Press journalists from attending Pruitt speech

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Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:02pm

The Environmental Protection Agency blocked reporters from several news outlets from a national summit on Tuesday where Scott Pruitt, the agency's chief, was speaking.

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What happened to the 'affordable' $35,000 Tesla Model 3?

Published: 
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 6:51pm

It's March 2016. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk is on stage for the dramatic unveiling of the Tesla Model 3.

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JetSuite strikes a deal for hybrid electric planes with start-up Zunum Aero

Published: 
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 6:49pm

Irvine charter jet operator JetSuite will add hybrid electric planes to its fleet starting in 2022. It is the first substantial commercial order of an aircraft technology that could cut fuel costs and emissions, and make flights quieter.