Environment

Two County Children Win Virtual Earth Day Art Contest

| 11:35 AM

Samarth Joshi of San Diego and Yoshie Sannwald of El Cajon have been named winners of the County Land Use and Environment Group’s Earth Day 2020 drawing and animation contests for their artistic expressions of how to save and love the Earth.

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County Land Use and Environment Group’s Earth Day Celebration Goes Virtual

| 11:19 AM

Our beaches, parks and trails may have limited access under physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but the coronavirus can’t stop Earth Day 2020. And the County’s Land Use and Environment Group is helping San Diegans enjoy it —virtually — at LUEG’s Earth Day webpage at www.sandiegocounty.gov/earthday.

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County, Solana Center Offering Discounted Rain Barrels

| 2:34 PM

It’s been a dry winter, but there’s still going to be rain as we head toward spring. And you still have time to make sure you catch every drop, cut your water costs and protect our beaches by ordering a discounted $90, top-of-the-line rain barrel.

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Students 2020 Vision Celebrates Clean Air on APCD’s New Calendar

| 10:37 AM

Call it their 2020 vision. Hundreds of San Diego County students have spoken — and drawn and painted and colored — to say that clean air and protecting the environment are important. Nearly 500 students submitted their personal art to the Air Pollution Control District’s 2020 Calendar contest.

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Supervisors Approve Traffic Study to Reduce Air Pollution in Portside Neighborhoods

| 2:42 PM

The County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a plan this week to reduce air pollution and improve health in the region’s Portside neighborhoods — Barrio Logan, Logan Heights, Sherman Heights and western National City — by studying the types of trucks and cars driving through them.

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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.