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San Diego City Council Approves Wastewater Recycling Deal

Nov. 18
Midday Edition
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A new wastewater recycling program will be paid for by a mix of state and federal grants, and rate increases on consumers.

Hunting On The Decline In California

Nov. 18
Pauline Bartolone / Capital Public Radio

The cost of hunting licenses has gone up faster than the average income, said California wildlife official Dan Yparraguirre

Fire Warning For San Diego Valley, Mountain Areas Extended Through Tuesday

Nov. 17
By City News Service
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Strong northeast winds coupled with drier than normal conditions threatened to fuel a wildfire in the valleys and mountains of San Diego County Monday and Tuesday, meteorologists said.

California Sea Stars May Be Victims Of A Virus

Nov. 17
By David Wagner
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Researchers have identified a virus as the most likely cause behind millions of sea star deaths along the Pacific coast.

Santa Ana Winds Raising Fire Danger In San Diego County

Nov. 16
By City News Service
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Gusty Santa Ana winds in San Diego County's mountains and inland valleys, combined with low humidity, will raise the risk for wildfires over a roughly 24-hour span starting Sunday evening.

California Treasurer's Office Says Twin Tunnels Could Be Affordable

Nov. 14
Amy Quinton, Capital Public Radio
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The study says water contractors will pay between $1.8 billion and $2.5 billion dollars a year under a best and worst case scenario.

San Diego Is On The Verge Of A Major Water Recycling Project

Nov. 14
By Erik Anderson
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San Diego is on the cusp of addressing two big problems: diverting sewage headed for the Point Loma wastewater treatment plant and creating 83 million gallons of potable water a day.

San Diego Port's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop 42% Over Six Years

Nov. 12
By City News Service
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Greenhouse gas emissions caused by operations at the Port of San Diego dropped by 42 percent between 2006 and 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the agency.

San Diego Researchers Measure Ice Shelf Stress In Antarctica

Nov. 12
By David Wagner
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography researchers made the difficult trek to Antarctica in order to study the continent's largest ice shelf.

California Solar Farms Spur Job Growth

Nov. 11
Capital Public Radio
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A new report form UC Berkeley finds more than 15,000 new jobs have been created by California’s solar farm construction boom.