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France Becomes First Country To Ban Plastic Cups And Dishes

Published: 
Wed, 09/21/2016 (All day)

Au revoir, plastic cups! France is done with you.

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As Venice booms, some residents wonder whether L.A. is holding them back

Published: 
Mon, 09/19/2016 (All day)

There are few places so ingrained in the identity of Los Angeles as Venice — the quirky artistic vibe, the bustling boardwalk and the designer real estate.

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

Published: 
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.

Published: 
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

Published: 
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.