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Californians are losing hundreds of millions of dollars in recycling deposits

Published: 
Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:37pm

California consumers lost out on at least $308 million in 5-cent deposits on cans and bottles in 2018, largely because it’s increasingly difficult to find a place to recycle them, according to a new report.

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Andrew Wheeler Confirmed As The Nation’s 15th EPA Administrator

Published: 
Sat, 03/02/2019 - 2:29pm

Andrew Wheeler has been confirmed as the nation’s 15th administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Grounded Ship Leaks 80 Tons Of Oil Near UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Sat, 03/02/2019 - 2:18pm

An environmental disaster is unfolding in the Pacific after a large ship ran aground and began leaking oil next to a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Solomon Islands, Australian officials said Friday.

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PG&E admits its equipment likely sparked California’s most destructive wildfire

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Sat, 03/02/2019 - 2:14pm

Nearly four months after California’s most devastating wildfire swept through Paradise and surrounding towns, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has acknowledged that its equipment probably sparked the blaze that destroyed nearly 14,000 homes and killed 85 people, most of them elderly.