Posts Tagged as "Environment"

From Sea Turtles To Pollutants: The Evolving Impact of the Haynes Steam Plant

Nov. 16, 2015 / By
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How will the upgrade affect Long Beach residents and the surrounding environment?

Green Prize Fest Brings Sustainability To Underserved Communities

Apr. 30, 2015 / By
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Over 2,000 people from across Long Beach attended the Green Prize Festival on April 26. The festival highlighted and rewarded the prestigious "Green Prize" to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated environmentally-friendly actions.

Long Beach’s Environmental State of the City 2015

Apr. 16, 2015 / By
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For Earth Day 2015, local youth cartoonist Paula Abad expresses the state of water and air quality in Long Beach.

Diversifying Environmental Movement Key to Tackling Climate Change

Mar. 9, 2015 / By
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Despite the rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition of the United States, environmental agencies, NGOs, and foundations have remained predominantly white, according to a recent study from University of Michigan.

How Rainwater May Help Save LB From Drought

Nov. 6, 2014 / By
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Cal State Long Beach students anxiously await approval of their application to help conserve water for community garden organization, Long Beach Organic. Once approved, the students' prototypes for rainwater catchment systems and fog harvesters will be set into motion at nine community gardens in Long Beach.

Two Long Beach families will receive solar electric systems

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Two low-income Central Long Beach families will move closer towards creating healthier homes and lowering their energy bills.

Cleaning up Richmond

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Recently, the city has seen an increase in demolitions of blighted, un-salvageable properties that pose a public safety hazard. These homes can be havens for squatters, drug addicts or gangs members, according to Code Enforcement officials.

Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America

Aug. 26, 2014 / By
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, federal legislation that was signed into law in 1964 to preserve America’s wild spaces...

Solar Power: Call for low-income homeowners!

Aug. 5, 2014 / By
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Are you a homeowner in the E Anaheim St, Orange Ave, Cherry Ave, and 7th Street neighborhood who is interested in getting their energy bills lowered? ..

The Green Prize Festival, April 26

Apr. 21, 2014 / By
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The Green Prize Festival is a one-day event highlighting urban farmers, green chefs, live entertainment, artists, green technology, environmental organizations as well as education through workshops, demonstrations and guest speakers.

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The Air We Breathe: A Performance about Long Beach’s Air Quality

Feb. 22, 2014 / By
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Have you ever wondered, “What’s that smell?”

For Long Beach residents living in the Westside, Cambodia Town, and Downtown area this seems to be a common question...

Children Living On The Westside Struggle With Asthma

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara
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