Environment

Students Invited to Get Creative Cutting Air Pollution

| 3:00 PM

This fall, student artists can show what it means to be a part of the solution to air pollution. The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District is asking students to submit their artwork with clean air messages and ways people can help to reduce air pollution.

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County Approves Electric Vehicle Roadmap

| 11:55 AM

The County Board of Supervisors took significant steps Wednesday to build out electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the County’s unincorporated area and encourage electric vehicle (EV) ownership among residents. The board approved a roadmap that puts the County on a path to meet state vehicle and charging infrastructure goals in the next decade. The roadmap […]

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Got a Rainy Day Fund? Get a Discounted Rain Barrel!

| 3:17 PM

The rainy season is coming, but you still have time to get a discounted rain barrel to “harvest” the upcoming rains, cut your watering costs and protect local beaches by reducing pollution.

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County to Conduct Mosquito Larvicide Drop Thursday

| 3:33 PM

The County is scheduled to conduct a routine mosquito-fighting, aerial larvicide drop Thursday on more than 30 rivers, streams, ponds and other waterways to kill mosquito larvae. It’s also reminding people to find and dump out standing water in and around homes to keep mosquitoes from breeding.

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County on Track to Meet 2020 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target

| 2:06 PM

San Diego County is on track to meet 2020 greenhouse gas reduction targets through actions including reducing water use, planting thousands of local trees and acquiring open and agricultural space, the County’s first Climate Action Plan update reported this week.

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County Adds Sites, Faster Tests to Check Beach Water Quality

| 11:15 AM

This Labor Day weekend, local beachgoers can feel more confident about frolicking in the ocean, thanks to a couple of enhancements to the County’s beach water testing program.