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Multi-Year Study Finds Trouble at Malibu Creek

Multi-Year Study Finds Trouble at Malibu Creek

Representing more than 40,000 hours of work in Malibu Creek, a new report finds that the watershed hasn't escaped the effects of environmental degradation.
One Hundred And Ten Million Acres Couldn't Be Wrong

One Hundred And Ten Million Acres Couldn't Be Wrong

The difference between lower case 'w' "wilderness" and upper-case 'W' Wilderness can mean protection of millions of acres of land.
Draft Environment Report Out for Plastic Ban Ordinance, Public Comment Sought

Draft Environment Report Out for Plastic Ban Ordinance, Public Comment Sought

The review found no adverse effects on the environment from implementing the plastic bag ban as proposed.
Santa Monica Mountains for All: Expanding the Largest Urban National Park for Green Justice

Santa Monica Mountains for All: Expanding the Largest Urban National Park for Green Justice

The Santa Monica Mountains are L.A.'s backyard, but for children of color living in poverty with no access to a car, they may as well be worlds away.
Power Play: California, Electricity and Climate Change

Power Play: California, Electricity and Climate Change

A California law passed in 2002 mandates that by 2020, 33% of the state's electricity must come from renewable resources.
Why Automobiles Look The Way They Do

Why Automobiles Look The Way They Do

Safety regulations require the design to allow not only the air to flow over the car, but also the people.