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County Offers $28.5M in Grants to Help Organizations Upgrade High-Polluting Vehicles and Equipment

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The County of San Diego is inviting businesses, nonprofits and government organizations that currently use high-polluting heavy-duty equipment to apply for a share of $28.5 million in grant funding for greener vehicles, machinery and equipment.

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County Board Votes to Buy Land to Expand Iron Mountain Preserve

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County supervisors have approved buying 160 acres near Iron Mountain in Poway to give threatened animals like deer and the California gnatcatcher more room to roam, and potentially, people more trails and connections to hike.

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County to Hold Public Forums on Community Choice Energy

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The public can give input on whether the County should buy and sell electricity during five informational forums set for coming weeks. 

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County OKs Funding for Water Purification Program

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The County Board of Supervisors approved another step Wednesday toward increasing local drinking water supplies for East County residents.

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Solar Permits Issued by the County Surge

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The County of San Diego is on pace to have one of its busiest years for solar rooftop permits, and it could get busier as a 30% federal tax break to help offset the costs ends in 2019.

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Board Sets April 9 Workshop to Study Buying, Selling Electricity

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The Board of Supervisors voted to start studying the idea of buying and selling electricity to county residents by scheduling a public workshop to hear from experts, consumer groups and other jurisdictions.