CleanTech OC Weekly

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Los Angeles Smog Pollution on the Decline
Studies show that over the past few decades, air pollution has been on the decline in Los Angeles. New policies that have recently been put into effect have helped the pollution decline and improve over the years. The Pollution in LA's atmosphere is caused by CO2 emissions that come from vehicles and factories.

Closing San Onofre
After 40 years of serving Southern California, San Onofre Nuclear Plant will be shutting down. The California Public Utilities Commission said it would work with the State to make sure that homes have power for the remainder of the summer or until the state finds a new energy source to power over 1.4 million homes in the Southern California Area.

Energy Emissions on the Rise 
The International Energy Agency says the world's energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose 1.4 percent in 2012 to a record high of 31.6 gigatons, even as the U.S. posted its lowest emissions since the mid-1990s

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