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Southern California Gas to pay $4-million settlement over massive Porter Ranch gas leak

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Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)

Southern California Gas Co. agreed to pay $4 million to settle criminal charges over the massive gas leak near Porter Ranch last year, but the utility still faces potentially costly civil actions from both residents and regulators.

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August Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded. Again.

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Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)

Surprise, surprise: Last month was the hottest August ever recorded, marking the 11th straight month that global heat records have been shattered, according to NASA data.

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The Poisoning of California’s Drinking Water

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Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)

As the Western United States struggles with chronic water shortages and a changing climate, scientists are warning that if vast underground stores of fresh water that California and other states rely on are not carefully conserved, they too may soon run dry.

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Gov. Brown signs sweeping legislation to combat climate change

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Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

California will become a petri dish for international efforts to slow global warming under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, forcing one of the world’s largest economies to squeeze into a dramatically smaller carbon footprint.

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A Solar Innovation Could Turn Rooftops Into Moneymakers

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Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

There are certain things you’d expect to hinder solar panels’ ability to generate electricity, such as cloudy days. But for serial technology entrepreneur Bill Gross, wind is the main adversary.