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State board again delays vote on contentious river plan

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Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:09pm

Under pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration, state regulators once again postponed a vote on a contentious plan to force San Francisco and several big San Joaquin Valley irrigation districts to give up some of their water supplies for environmental protection.

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Federal Judge Halts Construction Of Keystone XL Pipeline

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Mon, 11/12/2018 - 1:50pm

A federal judge issued a major ruling Thursday halting construction of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline until the Trump administration carries out a valid updated environmental review of the project’s impact.

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California Votes To Ban Cages For Hens, Give Farm Animals More Room

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Thu, 11/08/2018 - 6:37pm

Voters in California on Tuesday passed a ballot measure mandating more space for certain farm animals and banning the confinement of egg-laying hens in cages.

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Tesla names director Denholm to replace Musk as board chair

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Thu, 11/08/2018 - 6:29pm

Tesla Inc has named director Robyn Denholm as board chair, fulfilling a demand by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to strip the job from Elon Musk, the electric car maker’s wayward chief executive who has dragged the company through months of turbulence.

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25 places that have committed to going zero-waste

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Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:32am

We are, quite literally, trashing the planet. According to a 2018 World Bank brief, cities around the globe generated over two billion tons of solid waste in 2016 alone. Rapid population growth will continue to increase this statistic, creating serious environmental and health consequences, unless we take action.