Environment
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VIDEO: Monitoring Community Air Quality

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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

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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

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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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Earth

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

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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.

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They’re Back! Spring is Crane Fly Season in San Diego County

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San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but in San Diego County in the spring we have crane flies! Especially after wet winters like the one we’ve just had. Crane flies look like giant mosquitoes, but they’re not. Some people think they eat mosquitoes, but they don’t. So, what are they?