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Porter Ranch Residents Move Back Home, Gas Plant Remains Closed

Now that the four-month-long methane leak has been stopped, Porter Ranch residents have been told they can move back into their homes. A…
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How Electric Cars Promote Weight Loss

Can electric vehicles promote weight loss? 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth thinks so -- and he's out to prove it with a short…
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Yet Another Study Links Fracking And Water Contamination

Dog bites man: Yet another report nails fracking as the source of contamination in drinking-water resources.
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California Dominates Solar, With More Than 50 Percent of all U.S. Capacity

We all knew that California was ahead on solar, but these figures are just astounding.
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Big Win for Solar as California Preserves Net-Metering

A historic decision by the California Public Utilities Commission means that net-metering, which allows rooftop solar owners to connect to the electricity grid…
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This App Helps LA Residents Reduce Commute Time

This week Los Angeles officials announced a partnership with Xerox that seeks to reduce those dreaded traffic jams with an eco-friendly app.
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Playing Our Part: The Bigger Play Around Super Bowl 50

The Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee has publicly committed to make this the first ‘net positive Super Bowl’ -- meaning they…
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Bay Area Water Initiative Creates Drought Visualization Tool

A Bay Area partnership seeks to learn more about the effects of California's drought and find new ways to conserve, recycle and locally…
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California District to Cut Pollution By Regulating … BBQ Restaurants?

Most of the air pollution in this California region is caused by transportation emissions. So, why is its air district considering regulations for…
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Record Homelessness Spurs California, NYC and Hawaii to Act

Both Los Angeles and Hawaii recently declared states of emergency because of escalating homelessness in their states. The answers proposed in the two…
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3p Weekend: The Silicon Valley You Won’t See on Postcards

Thanks to the influx of large tech companies, the San Francisco Bay Area has ballooned in both wealth and population over the past…
This leaking well pad in California's San Fernando Valley is sickening residents of the Porter Ranch community in Los Angeles County. Some reports predict the whole town will have to evacuate.

Fossils Gone Wild: Underground Hazards Link California and Oklahoma

A pattern of willful ignorance links the California methane leak, swarms of earthquakes in Oklahoma and water contamination in Michigan.
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California Declares State of Emergency Over LA Methane Leak

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency over the methane gas leak in Porter Ranch, about 30 miles northwest of downtown…
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What Paul Graham Misses On Value Creation and Income Inequality

"Innovators" in the startup sense provide financial value for their owners and investors, there's no doubt. But the floods of funding to a…
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EPA Drops the Other Shoe On Those Volkswagen Emissions Violations

The Volkswagen emissions scandal keeps growing, as the company fails to reach a recall agreement with the US EPA and gets slapped with…
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