Environment

County OKs Funding for Water Purification Program

| 5:19 PM

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

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VIDEO: Monitoring Community Air Quality

| 2:14 PM

The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District is leading the Community Air Protection Program to monitor air pollution within the state-identified disadvantaged communities of Barrio Logan, Logan Heights, Sherman Heights and parts of National City.

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Ward's Weed

County Receives State Grant to Help Whack Invasive Weed

| 10:24 AM

The County of San Diego has received a $53,966 state grant to continue efforts to corral a native plant-threatening, fire hazard-creating invasive weed that even Australian cows don’t like.

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Solar Permits Issued by the County Surge

| 12:12 PM

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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Earth

County Participates in Earth Day Events, County Earth Day Fair Monday

| 1:53 PM

The County of San Diego will take part in Earth Day and earth-friendly events around the county to share how the County protects the environment—from improving air quality to protecting watersheds and diverting waste from landfills—and explain how residents can help.