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Arnold Schwarzenegger talks bipartisanship and climate change

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Thu, 07/20/2017 - 9:45am

Fighting climate change was a lonely undertaking at times for Arnold Schwarzenegger while he was the last Republican governor in the liberal state of California. The landmark global warming law he championed more than a decade ago received only a single vote from a member of his party in the Legislature.

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Plan calls for L.A., Long Beach ports to go to zero-emissions technology; cost could hit $14 billion

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Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:31pm

The nation’s largest port complex will seek to slash air pollution and health risks to Southern Californians by replacing diesel trucks and cargo equipment with zero-emissions technology over the next two decades, according to a plan released Wednesday.

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Aliso Canyon natural gas facility that was site of massive leak can reopen, state says

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Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:25pm

The Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility near Porter Ranch, which was shut down after a massive leak forced thousands to flee their homes, can reopen at a reduced capacity, state officials said Wednesday.

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California politics updates: Legislature extends cap-and-trade on a rare bipartisan vote

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Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:26pm

California lawmakers voted Monday evening to extend the state’s premiere program on climate change, a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown that included unprecedented Republican support for fighting global warming.

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Nonprofit Helps California's Asian-American Farmers Grow Their Businesses

Published: 
Mon, 07/17/2017 (All day)

Growing up, Youa Yang did not envision himself taking over his family's business.