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From Alameda to Yountville, we're saying "YES" to electric vehicles

To date, over 250 current and recent mayors, city council members and county supervisors from Oakland and Fresno to San Fernando and Chula Vista, have signed on to endorse Gov. Jerry Brown’s vision to place 1.5 million zero emission vehicles on California’s roads by 2025. By accelerating the deployment of clean vehicles, we can clean up our air, reduce global warming pollution, improve public health, save Californians money at the pump and stimulate economic growth.

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California will pay residents $800 million to buy batteries

Eight hundred million dollars will soon be available to help California residents to tap even more of the power of the sun.On Sept. 27, Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 700 into law, which authorizes incentives for customers to install batteries with their solar energy systems.

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At climate summit, state leaders plug into clean electric buses

When it comes to innovative clean technology, seeing is believing. That's why, at the Global Climate Summit in California, Environment America teamed up with Proterra, a leading innovator in electric transportation, to kick off the September event with a tour billed as "States plug in to electric buses."

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California puts wildlife over waste with two laws on plastics

California’s coasts are about to get a little cleaner. On Sept. 20, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law two Environment California-backed bills to reduce plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean. The first puts in place a “straws on request” policy for dine-in restaurants; the second requires state facilities to recycle food packaging.

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From Fresno to Dearborn to Pittsburgh, Americans stand up for clean cars

With the country's Clean Cars standards at stake, Americans turned out to stand up for cleaner air and a more stable climate.

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Another Golden State victory for renewable energy: University of California system commits to 100 percent

Two hundred thirty eight thousand students, nine universities on 10 campuses and five medical centers will be operating on clean renewable energy by 2025. On Sept. 4, The University of California (UC) system committed to sourcing all of its energy from clean renewable sources by 2025...

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