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Pollution Alert For La Jolla Beaches After Sewage Spill

Oct. 15
By City News Service
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Signs warning of contamination hazards will stand at the Children's Pool and along 1,000 feet of shoreline on both sides until follow-up testing shows the bacteria count is safe for recreational uses.

Californians To Receive Credit On October-November Electricity Bills

Oct. 15
Capital Public Radio
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The credit comes from California’s cap-and-trade program to fight climate change. It's a result of payments power plants and industries make when they buy carbon emission permits.

Companies Bid To Build Casks For San Onofre's Nuclear Waste

Oct. 14
Promise Yee
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Southern California Edison's Community Engagement Panel is considering options for storing nuclear waste at San Onofre.

San Onofre Siren To Sound At Least Once More

Oct. 14
By City News Service
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San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's siren warning system is designed to alert people in case of a nuclear emergency and is checked annually.

California Council Works To Streamline Water Quality Data

Oct. 14
Capital Public Radio
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Once the project is completed Californians will be able to use a website to see the source and quality of their water.

Effort Started To Get More Recycled Water From Padre Dam

Oct. 13
By Dwane Brown
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Officials broke ground Monday on a $275,000 project that focuses on expanding the Padre Dam's recycling facility in Santee so a more reliable water supply may be possible for the East County.

Mexico Works To Create Infrastructure To Open Its Oil, Gas Industry

Oct. 13
Lorne Matalon / Fronteras
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Mexico's oil and gas industry is about to open up to the rest of the world. It has been closed to outsiders since 1938.

Fattened Gray Whales In Low-Ice Arctic Set To Journey South

Oct. 13
By Susan Murphy
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Thousands of gray whales are about to begin their annual southern migration to Mexico from their feeding grounds in the Arctic, where near-record low ice coverage last spring allowed pregnant females to get early access to food.

Modifications To San Onofre Settlement Would Provide $1.3B In Savings, Credits

Oct. 10
By KPBS , City News Service
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The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday issued proposed modifications to a settlement between utilities and ratepayer groups regarding the financial responsibilities in shutting down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

App Allows Users To Report Water Waste In City Of San Diego

Oct. 9
By City News Service
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The city of San Diego Thursday unveiled a smartphone application that will let users take photographs of water waste and report the address to the Water Conservation Department.