Environment
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New Study States Regional Collaboration Key to Decarbonization

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Reducing carbon emissions to zero regionally can be done, according to a new academic report commissioned by the County.  The reductions will require local governments and agencies to work together, and the County of San Diego is positioned to coordinate that effort, the report states.

Government
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County Moves to Energize Grid, Battery Storage Projects

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Looking to energize solar electricity projects in unincorporated areas, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to shorten the approval process for battery storage projects located in industrial areas.

Government
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County’s Annual Report: New Challenges, Essential Services

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The County of San Diego’s newly released 2020-21 Annual Report shows the County responding to new challenges while continuing to deliver its essential services.

Parks and Rec
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County Parks Earn National Thumbs Up

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The County’s parks and recreation system was awarded reaccreditation this week from the national Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, once again winning kudos for its parks, programs, community involvement and operations.

Environment
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County Examines Job Impacts of Decarbonization

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Recognizing things will change for workers in a decarbonized economy, the County of San Diego has undertaken a study to better understand how different policies may affect the region’s labor force and to identify tailored workforce development resources to adapt the skills of our region’s workers, including those from disadvantaged communities.

Parks and Rec
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Supervisor Vargas, Parks Officials Reopen Expanded Lincoln Acres County Park

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County Supervisor Nora Vargas, County Parks officials, National City fire officials and others held a family-friendly grand reopening and dedication of Lincoln Acres County Park Saturday, Aug. 28.