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0.2% Of California Electricity Is Generated From Coal

0.2% Of California Electricity Is Generated From Coal

Mike LaFirenza At the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, world leaders convened to negotiate new goals for reducing carbon emissions in the effort to slow the pace of global warming. Across two weeks of negotiations, one of the major issues under discussion was the use of coal as an energy source. Some coal-dependent […]

‘Build Back Better’ Methane Fee Means Higher Costs for Heating Oil, Natural Gas

‘Build Back Better’ Methane Fee Means Higher Costs for Heating Oil, Natural Gas

by Chris Woodward Environmental activists call it a “methane fee.” The energy industry calls it a “natural gas tax.” Either way, energy consumers are likely to feel the effects in their pocketbooks. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on its version of the budget reconciliation bill — also known as […]

VCPWA Water And Sanitation Ensures A Greener Ventura County With SB 1383 Solid Waste Regulation Compliance

VCPWA Water And Sanitation Ensures A Greener Ventura County With SB 1383 Solid Waste Regulation Compliance

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – November 18, 2021 — Ventura County Public Works Agency, Water and Sanitation (PWA-WS) went before the Ventura County Board of Supervisors on November 16th to ensure the County of Ventura complies with new state solid waste laws and regulations, as prescribed by the state enacted Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383). SB 1383 is the most significant […]

City Of Ventura Hosts Virtual Workshops To Help Residents And Businesses With New Organics Recycling Requirements

City Of Ventura Hosts Virtual Workshops To Help Residents And Businesses With New Organics Recycling Requirements

Ventura, Calif. – The City of Ventura will host two virtual workshops for residents and businesses to provide information about the new Organics Recycling Program required by California Senate Bill (SB) 1383. Community members and businesses are invited to join the City’s Environmental Sustainability team to learn about new state requirements, changes to residential and commercial waste services, […]

California’s Senate Bill (SB) 1383 Resources Available For City Of Ventura Residents And Businesses

California’s Senate Bill (SB) 1383 Resources Available For City Of Ventura Residents And Businesses

Ventura, Calif. – Starting January 1, 2022, the City of Ventura will be required to comply with California’s Senate Bill (SB) 1383. SB 1383 aims to reduce methane emissions by diverting organic material from landfills by establishing statewide food waste recycling requirements for cities. The City is rolling out food waste recycling for all residents, businesses, and […]

Ventura, CA | CPUC Under Fire For Gas Infrastructure Expansion In Neighborhoods

Ventura, CA | CPUC Under Fire For Gas Infrastructure Expansion In Neighborhoods

Ventura, CA — Residents of Aliso Canyon, Playa Del Rey and West Ventura will use the public comment period at the California Public Utilities Commission voting meeting to critique the agency’s moves to expand natural gas infrastructure in vulnerable communities. Residents of West Ventura, fresh from achieving a temporary halt to work on SoCalGas’ compressor station, […]

‘Green New Deal’ Looks To Tackle The Scourge Of ‘Farting Cows’

‘Green New Deal’ Looks To Tackle The Scourge Of ‘Farting Cows’

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s newly-released “Green New Deal” resolution has gotten a lot of attention for its 100 percent renewable energy goal, but the bill also vaguely references another source of emissions. The resolution calls for a World War II-style mobilization effort to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural operations. […]

Methane mendacity – and madness

Methane mendacity – and madness

Quick: What is 17 cents out of $100,000? If you said 0.00017 percent, you win the jackpot. That number, by sheer coincidence, is also the percentage of methane in Earth’s atmosphere. That’s a trivial amount, you say: 1.7 parts per million. There’s three times more helium and 230 times more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. […]

Forget Coal, UK Worried SHEEP FARTS Will Kill Us All

Forget Coal, UK Worried SHEEP FARTS Will Kill Us All