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  • iPhone 5s
  • Apple is offering free recycling of used products and vowing to use renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices.
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apple, iphone, iPad, gadgets, pollution, tim cook, business
  • Hangar One at Moffett Field
  • Google will be restoring the blimp hangar at Moffett Field as a term of its lease with NASA Ames to manage the former military facility.
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mountain view, NASA, pollution, moffett field, google, south bay news, david louie
  • Hangar One at Moffett Field
  • Google will restore the blimp hangar at Moffett Field as a term of its lease with NASA Ames to manage the facility.
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mountain view, NASA, pollution, moffett field, google, news
  • Beaver spotted at Los Gatos Creek
  • Nature lovers in the South Bay are excited an on-going clean-up has brought a beaver back to the area and they've got video to prove it.
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animal, san jose, campbell, pollution, south bay news, david louie
  • With the edge of Folsom Lake, Calif., more than 100 yards away, Gina, 8, left, and Sydney, 9, Gerety walk on rocks that are usually at the waters edge, Thursday Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
  • Could California be on the verge of a megadrought? One expert says we are on pace to have the driest rainfall season since 1580.
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central valley, fresno, pollution, water, rain, drought, jerry brown, agriculture, san joaquin river, california news
  • **FILE** Ford Motor Company employee Ralph Gazzillo assembles the new 2008 Ford Taurus X, in this June 22, 2007 file photo after a launch celebration for the 2008 Ford Taurus, Taurus X
  • A new study finds that outsourcing United States manufacturing jobs to China creates more air pollution in America.
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pollution, jobs, study, green
  • smog in the Bay Area
  • The air quality was so bad on Tuesday in Santa Clara County health officials issued a warning.
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santa clara county, pollution, spare the air, accuweather
  • Chevron refinery flare up
  • The agency investigating the 2012 Chevron Refinery fire, found major problems with Chevron's safety measures.
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richmond, chevron, fire, pollution, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Chevron refinery flare up
  • The agency investigating the 2012 Chevron Refinery fire, found major problems with Chevron's safety measures.
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richmond, chevron, fire, pollution, news
  • 2012 Chevron refinery fire
  • Federal investigators are releasing their draft report today into the massive 2012 Chevron refinery fire in Richmond.
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richmond, chevron, lawsuit, fire, pollution, news
  • Thousands of gallons of sewage dump into bay off Sausalito
  • Tuesday morning thousands of gallons of raw sewage has contaminated the bay off Sausalito.
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sausalito, san francisco bay, pollution, sewage spill, news
  • Thousands of gallons of sewage dump into bay off Sausalito
  • Tuesday morning thousands of gallons of raw sewage has contaminated the bay off Sausalito.
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sausalito, san francisco bay, pollution, sewage spill, north bay news
  • Cause unknown in toxic Redwood City fire
  • The cause of the fire at the Sims Metal Management Yard is still unknown, but some residents could still smell burning plastic.
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redwood city, recycling, fire, pollution, bay area air quality management district, news
  • In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, is Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Brown will sign a landmark climate agreement with three West Coast governors and the Premier of British Columbia in SF on Monday.
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electric vehicles, auto industry, jerry brown, driving, climate change, pollution, california news
  • Several people were forcibly removed and arrested by police during a protest  over the Chevron refinery fire in Richmond.
  • Richmond police have arrested around 175 people so far at a protest outside the Chevron refinery.
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richmond, chevron, lawsuit, fire, pollution, east bay news
  • 2012 Chevron refinery fire
  • Almost one year after the refinery fire that blackened skies in the East Bay, the city of Richmond has filed suit against Chevron.
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richmond, chevron, lawsuit, fire, pollution, news
  • 2012 Chevron refinery fire
  • Almost one year after the refinery fire that blackened skies in the East Bay, the city of Richmond has filed suit against Chevron.
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richmond, chevron, lawsuit, fire, pollution, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Richmond to sue Chevron over 2012 refinery fire
  • ABC7 News has learned the city of Richmond will file suit against Chevron for damages related to the 2012 refinery explosion.
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richmond, chevron, lawsuit, fire, pollution, news
  • Richmond to sue Chevron over 2012 refinery fire
  • ABC7 News has learned the city of Richmond will file suit against Chevron for damages related to the 2012 refinery explosion.
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richmond, chevron, lawsuit, fire, pollution, east bay news, vic lee
  • Jerry Brown
  • Gov. Jerry Brown kept crusading Thursday for climate change, joining scientists who released a 20-page call to action.
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jerry brown, climate change, NASA, pollution, silicon valley, news
  • Image of an electric car
  • The state is pumping another $10.5 million into the rebate program for plug-in hybrids and other zero-emission vehicles.
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sacramento, driving, electric vehicles, pollution, politics video
  • Image of an electric car
  • The state is pumping another $10.5 million into the rebate program for plug-in hybrids and other zero-emission vehicles.
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sacramento, driving, electric vehicles, pollution, politics, nannette miranda
  • Special NASA jet testing Bay Area air quality
  • An aircraft that looks like a fighter jet is the latest weapon scientists are using to fight air pollution, an airborne lab.
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NASA, pollution, sports
  • Special NASA jet testing Bay Area air quality
  • An aircraft that looks like a fighter jet is the latest weapon scientists are using to fight air pollution, an airborne lab.
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NASA, pollution, south bay news, david louie
  • Specially equipped NASA aircraft will be hovering over Bay Area skies Thursday and Friday collecting air quality data to better understand our region's air pollution.
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bay area air quality management district, NASA, pollution, local news
  • leaf blower
  • The San Mateo City Council Members are getting an education on leaf blowers, before they consider kicking them out.
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san mateo, pollution, peninsula news, carolyn tyler
  • leaf blower
  • The San Mateo City Council Members are getting an education on leaf blowers, before they consider kicking them out.
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san mateo, pollution, news
  • China pollution
  • Hundreds are wearing masks and hiding inside in Beijing after emergency warnings were issued over air pollution.
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pollution, china, national/world
  • State holds auction for pollution credits
  • The state of California held an auction for the cap-and-trade program so companies could bid for carbon credits.
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pollution, sacramento, politics video
  • State holds auction for pollution credits
  • The state of California held an auction for the cap-and-trade program so companies could bid for carbon credits.
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pollution, sacramento, politics, nannette miranda
  • California cap-and-trade program
  • The Calif. Chamber of Commerce is suing the cap-and-trade program on the eve of the state's first auction for carbon credits.
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pollution, lawsuit, california news, mark matthews
  • California cap-and-trade program
  • The Calif. Chamber of Commerce is suing the cap-and-trade program on the eve of the state's first auction for carbon credits.
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pollution, lawsuit, news
  • Marin County and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is expanding its rebate program.
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marin county, pollution, north bay news
  • air quality fines money
  • Hercules Mayor Dan Romero is questioning the money collected from air quality fines and where it is going.
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chevron, richmond, hercules, fire, pollution, bay area air quality management district, news
  • air quality fines money
  • Hercules Mayor Dan Romero is questioning the money collected from air quality fines and where it is going.
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richmond, chevron, fire, pollution, east bay news, laura anthony
  • California GOP turns gas prices into political issue
  • California Republicans put out an appeal for donations Tuesday blaming the president for inaction over the spike in gas prices.
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gas prices, pollution, transportation, oil, republicans, california news, david louie
  • California GOP turns gas prices into political issue
  • California Republicans put out an appeal for donations Tuesday blaming the president for inaction over the spike in gas prices.
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gas prices, pollution, transportation, oil, republicans, news
  • Gas pump
  • Relief at the pump couldn't come soon enough for California and starting Monday, the cost should trickle down.
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gas prices, pollution, transportation, oil, jerry brown, news
  • Gas pump
  • California motorists faced another day of record-breaking gasoline prices, though relief appeared to be on the way.
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pollution, transportation, oil, gas prices, business
  • Gas price sign
  • Some analysts say relief isn't in sight, predicting that prices may top $6 before this current surge is over.
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gas prices, pollution, transportation, oil, california news, laura anthony
  • Independent gas stations, like one in Manteca, are shutting down temporarily because of the high gas prices.
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gas prices, pollution, transportation, oil, california news
  • Gas price sign
  • Some analysts say relief isn't in sight, predicting that prices may top $6 before this current surge is over.
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gas prices, pollution, transportation, oil, news
  • Gas prices jumped so much overnight that one station in Menlo Park ran out of fives on its sign.
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gas prices, pollution, news
  • gas prices
  • Gas prices jumped so much overnight that one station in Menlo Park ran out of fives.
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gas prices, pollution, news
  • UC Berkeley researchers are tracking and mapping the Earth's health through CO2 monitors on rooftops.
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uc berkeley, pollution, east bay news, carolyn johnson
  • beach
  • Stay out of the bay in San Mateo County -- that's the message from an environmental group that keeps an eye on local water contamination.
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pollution, san mateo county, local news
  • Proposals aim to lessen impacts of tourism in SF
  • Some San Francisco residents want to tone down the nuisance caused by the city's top industry while keeping revenue rolling in.
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tourism, pollution, north beach, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • Proposals aim to lessen impacts of tourism in SF
  • Some San Francisco residents want to tone down the nuisance caused by the city's top industry while keeping revenue rolling in.
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tourism, pollution, north beach, news
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is not protecting public health and has violated federal law by failing to review air quality standards, according to a lawsuit filed by the American Lung Association, the state air board and a consortium of states.
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california watch, environmental protection agency, pollution, california news
  • The cause célèbre of plastic litter in the ocean is the Texas-sized, swirling island of plastic debris thousands of miles off the coast of California in the Pacific Ocean.
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california watch, pollution, california news