San Francisco’s recycling company Recology claims to be the greenest in the nation. But a former supervisor said some of their recycling numbers were inflated when he was there, at the expense of California consumers who pay into the state’s CRV redemption fund.
California’s drought emergency has people looking for all kinds of solutions. A town in the North Bay is getting some help, thanks to beer.
The state Senate leader is proposing a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to transit projects and households of a certain income level.
Tesla Motors Inc. shares soared in extended trading after the electric car maker delivered a strong fourth-quarter performance and said that it expects sales of its vehicles to increase sharply this year.
Legislation in San Francisco to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles is undergoing some tweaks since the City’s Small Business Commission has been vocal about their serious reservations about the proposal.
While rain is finally in the forecast, California’s water situation remains bleak. Residents who rely on Lake Mendocino for water are questioning the government’s decision to drain part of the lake for flood control, despite dry conditions.
State surveyors checking California’s snowpack say a recent storm brought little help, and that snow levels in the Sierra Nevada are dangerously low.
San Francisco officials are looking at how the city can better use recycled water as supplies steadily dwindle and Mayor Ed Lee, who’s still in Washington, D.C. after last night’s State of the Union address, said he’s seeking federal assistance for infrastructure.
After Gov. Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency for California’s drought last week, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is asking customers to cut back water usage by ten percent.
The state-wide drought is not just impacting humans. Wildlife Emergency Services in Moss Landing says they’re getting some out of the ordinary phone calls about wild animals venturing into urban areas in a desperate search for food and water.