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Becerra, Water Quality Board File Intent To Sue Federal Agency Over Cross-Border Sewage Flow

May 14
By City News Service

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board Monday submitted a 60-day notice of intent to sue a federal agency regarding several years of sewage flow from the Tijuana River into U.S. waterways.

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Trump Open To Negotiations With Calif. On Auto Gas Mileage

May 11
By Associated Press

Addressing a key concern for manufacturers, President Donald Trump instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives Friday.

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House Legislation Is A Step Toward Safer Storage Of San Onofre's Nuclear Waste

May 11
By Alison St John

The House has passed bipartisan legislation that opens the door to finding alternative nuclear waste storage sites. It is a step toward moving spent nuclear fuel that is currently being buried near the beach at San Onofre.

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Oceanside Open Space Development Initiative Heads To November Ballot

May 10
By Alison St John

The Oceanside City Council has asked for an independent report on a citizen’s initiative that would limit development of the city’s remaining open space.

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Plan To Restore Habitat, Suppress Dust At Salton Sea Is Behind Schedule

May 10
By Brooke Ruth, Michael Lipkin

There are about 20,000 acres of exposed lakebed on California’s largest lake, the Salton Sea. The dust created from the dry lakebed is expected to make the area’s already high asthma rate even higher.

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California Regulator OKs Solar Panels Mandate For New Homes

May 9
By Associated Press

California moved a step closer Wednesday to requiring solar panels on new homes and low-rise apartment buildings starting in 2020, the first such mandate nationwide and the state's latest step to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Red Tide Causing Surf To Glow In Parts Of California

May 9
By Associated Press

A red tide is causing the surf to glow in parts of California.

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California May Require Solar Panels On New Homes In 2020

May 9
By Associated Press

California may start requiring solar panels on new homes and low-rise apartment buildings built after 2020, the first such mandate nationwide and the state's latest step to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Ballot Measure Aims To Preserve Salton Sea, Help Air Quality

May 7
By Associated Press

A project to protect Californians who live near the Salton Sea from deteriorating air quality could sink or swim based on the outcome of a June ballot measure.

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Key California Water District Delays Vote On Tunnel System

May 3
By Associated Press

A Northern California water agency heard hours of public comment Wednesday on whether to give its full support to the governor's plan to build two multibillion-dollar tunnels to remake the state's water system, before choosing to delay the vote until next week.