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Berkeley first city in California to ban natural gas in new buildings

Published: 
Fri, 07/19/2019 - 1:20pm

The city of Berkeley will no longer allow natural gas pipes in many new buildings starting Jan. 1, 2020. It’s the first city in California to pass such a law, officials said.

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Los Angeles is finally ditching coal — and replacing it with another polluting fuel

Published: 
Thu, 07/18/2019 - 5:27pm

The smokestack at Intermountain Power Plant looms mightily over rural Utah, belching steam and pollution across a landscape of alfalfa fields and desert shrub near the banks of the Sevier River.

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L.A. water and power commission backs plan for natural gas plant

Published: 
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 5:37pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will seek to scale back plans for a Utah power plant fueled by natural gas, under a proposal backed unanimously Tuesday by the Board of Water and Power Commissioners.

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The beginning of the end of big, climate-changing power plants in California

Published: 
Tue, 10/24/2017 (All day)

Plans to build a new natural-gas-fueled power plant on the Ventura County coast had been in the works for years, and the project seemed like an all-but-done deal just a few short weeks ago.