Trashed vegetablesThe state of California is establishing new organic waste disposal rules in response to changes in the law.

Story by Bob Moffitt.

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0603 AP Carbon Emission PScientists in California have discovered that if you teach a person about the science behind climate change they'll be more willing to alter their everyday decision making.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

(Photo: This Sept. 22, 2006 file photo shows the Conoco Oil Refinery in Rodeo, Calif. - Rich Pedroncelli / AP / File)

 

 

091815 pge valley fire pPG&E wants to raise rates on customers to reimburse money it spent on wildfire mitigation efforts and insurance payments. The utility is proposing an increase of one-point-four billion dollars over the next couple of years.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: Crews from PG&E work to install new utility poles and restore power to those affected by the Valley Fire on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 - Cal Fire PIO Berlant / Twitter)

 

 

 


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