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Lands Commission Seeks Input On San Onofre Decommissioning

July 26
By Alison St John

The California State Lands Commission on Tuesday night will begin to collect public comments for a report on the environmental impacts of Southern California Edison’s plan to decommission the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

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News In Numbers: Auto Body Fumes A Frequent Complaint In San Diego County

July 25
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource

If you smell it, it’s there. Some solvents used in auto body stripping and painting shops are unhealthy to breathe.

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Hot Weather Expected Through Sunday Evening

July 22
By City News Service

Authorities advised the public to reduce the potential for serious temperature-related ailments by staying hydrated, avoiding unnecessary outdoor activity and checking on neighbors and relatives.

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Sizzling Heat Expected In San Diego

July 22
By City News Service

A record-breaking summer heat wave will keep the San Diego region toasty Friday into the upcoming weekend. Forecasters said Friday and Saturday will be the hottest days.

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High Temps Expected In Inland San Diego County Through Weekend

July 21
By City News Service

A National Weather Service heat advisory for the valleys, mountains and deserts goes into effect at noon Thursday and is expected to last until 8 p.m. Sunday.

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San Diego OKs Plastic Bag Ban

July 19
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

The ordinance banning single-use plastic bags from most grocery and drugs stores was passed 6-3. Environmental groups praised the ordinance as an important step toward reducing waste in landfills.

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Water Board Proposes Fining San Diego $4.6 Million

July 19
By City News Service

The fine is for the city's alleged failure to make sure construction sites did not prevent the pollution of local waterways.

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Scripps Announces Discovery Of Way To Measure Global Warming

July 18
By City News Service

A Scripps Institution of Oceanography climate scientist and a fellow researcher announced Monday they have developed a way to accurately measure global warming and can tell the difference between naturally occurring and human-caused warming.

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San Diego Could Revive Ban On Plastic Bags

July 18
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday is considering a ban on single-use plastic bags. The local ordinance has been on hold for nearly three years, amid an uncertain future for similar legislation statewide.

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San Diego Coastkeeper Offers Lessons For Students, Teachers

July 18
By Megan Burks

The nonprofit is helping teachers meet Common Core science education standards while helping the environment, too.

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