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Bill Seeks To Prohibit New Irrigation Of Crops With Oil Wastewater Until Proven Safe

SACRAMENTO, CA, Feb. 19, 2018 – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) has introduced legislation to prohibit new projects that use oil wastewater to irrigate food crops until the practice has been proven safe. The bill would also prohibit new permits to use oil wastewater for other purposes, such as aquaculture (farmed fish), watering livestock, and recharging […]

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Voters Uphold California Plastic Bag Ban Despite Moneyed Opposition By Big Plastic

Oakland, Calif. November 9, 2016 – Voters have upheld California’s state ban on plastic bags in the face of moneyed opposition by out-of-state bag corporations. The victory preserves the United States’ first statewide bag ban, signed into law in 2014, and will protect California’s environment and wildlife. Clean Water Action California Director Miriam Gordon said: […]