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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.

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It’s Crazy Spider Dance Time; Orb Weaver Season is Back!

| 10:42 AM

They’re big. They’re scary looking. And they spin enormous, circular webs that can stretch between trees, from a tree to your house, or your house to your car. It’s orb weaver spider time again in San Diego County!

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

| 3:50 PM

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

| 3:26 PM

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 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.