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Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 02:10 PM PDT

Lawmakers, Environmentalists Demand Plastic Bag Ban

Lawmakers, Environmentalists Demand Plastic Bag Ban

A group of San Diego environmental advocates met at SeaWorld today to discuss a ban on single use plastic bags.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 04:18 PM PDT

Solar Advocates Attack Proposed Energy Bill

Solar Advocates Attack Proposed Energy Bill

Solar advocates protested an assembly bill on Wednesday that could leave solar panel owners without a lower energy bill.

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 at 06:02 PM PDT

Are 'Green' Products Better?

Are 'Green' Products Better?

Walk into your neighborhood grocery or department store and you'll find many more green products than ever before. But choosing items that are better for the environment can come at a cost. NBC 7's Consumer Bob...

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 10:02 AM PDT

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona State...

Friday, Jul 26, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT

Planned Lawsuit Claims PG&E Power Plant Threatens Butterflies

Planned Lawsuit Claims PG&E Power Plant Threatens Butterflies

A coalition of conservation and environmental justice groups submitted a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for approving PG&E's Gateway Generating Station in Antioch.

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 01:48 PM PDT

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy suppliers. There have been...

Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT

Locals Tour ‘Cool’ Green Home

Locals Tour ‘Cool’ Green Home

A Scripps Ranch homeowner welcomed dozens of people to his energy efficient home.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 01:43 PM PDT

Botanic Garden Bids Farewell to Iconic Bamboo

Botanic Garden Bids Farewell to Iconic Bamboo

The San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas will say goodbye to an old foliaged friend Friday that has literally grown up at the garden over the past three decades.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 01:11 PM PDT

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. The most recent example occurred in mid-June when some towns in Alaska hit record highs. McGrath, Alaska, recorded...

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 06:44 AM PDT

Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than 40-percent to more than 70-percent. NBC's Chris Clackum reports on the resources available for...

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