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We sent plastic bag ban and electric vehicle legislation to Gov. Brown

California lawmakers passed two groundbreaking bills to protect our water, air and beautiful places: a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags and a new program to put a million electric vehicles on California’s roads. Right now, we’re working to make sure Gov. signs both bills.

News Release | Environment California

Environment California Makes Greening Home Simple

Celebrating Earth Day, Environment California released a new guide designed to help Californians green up their homes and save money at the same time. The web-based guide, Plug into Clean Energy, gives consumers simple tips for improving the energy performance of their homes and workplaces, lowering energy bills and reducing air pollution.

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News Release | Environment California

Environment California Makes Greening Home Simple

Sacramento — Celebrating Earth Day, Environment California released a new guide designed to help Californians green up their homes and save money at the same time. The web-based guide, Plug into Clean Energy, gives consumers simple tips for improving the energy performance of their homes and workplaces, lowering energy bills and reducing air pollution.

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Gov. Brown signs law requiring 33% of energy be renewable by 2020

The California law increases a previous mandate of 20% renewable energy by 2020. U.S. energy secretary calls the law a model for other states, and an industry group says it could create 100,000 jobs.

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News Release | Environment California

Brown Signs Renewable Energy Mandate

Taking a giant step forward down the path toward repowering California with clean, renewable energy, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 2X (Simitian) the 33% by 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) bill today. The clean energy mandate is the strongest in the country and environmental advocates celebrated its potential to provide cleaner air, green jobs and greater energy security for the state.

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News Release | Environment California

Brown Signs Renewable Energy Mandate

Sacramento – Taking a giant step forward down the path toward repowering California with clean, renewable energy, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 2X (Simitian) the 33% by 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) bill today. The clean energy mandate is the strongest in the country and environmental advocates celebrated its potential to provide cleaner air, green jobs and greater energy security for the state.

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