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Commerce Secretary Rules for California Beach, Against Toll Road

Article: Commerce Secretary Rules for California Beach, Against Toll Road

SAN DEIGO, California, December 18, 2008 (ENS) – Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez today upheld objections by the California Coastal Commission over the Transportation Corridor Agency’s plans to build a six-lane, 16-mile highway through one of the most ecologically diverse state beaches in the California state parks system. The proposed toll road, State Route 241…

Audubon Innovation Grants Help Conserve Birds Coast to Coast

Article: Audubon Innovation Grants Help Conserve Birds Coast to Coast

NEW YORK, New York, October 21, 2008 (ENS) – The National Audubon Society, supported by Toyota, Tuesday awarded TogetherGreen Conservation Innovation Grants totaling $1.4 million dollars to fund 41 projects in 24 states. The grants went to Audubon chapters that reached out to partner with other community groups to engage diverse communities that have not…

California Lawmakers Reject Offshore Drilling

Article: California Lawmakers Reject Offshore Drilling

SACRAMENTO, California, September 4, 2008 (ENS) – The California Legislature passed two joint resolutions last week to protect California ocean waters and coastline. The lawmakers approved A.J.R. 51, a resolution to protect California’s coastline from expanded offshore drilling, and A.J.R. 66, a resolution to strengthen fishery management guidelines. “By passing A.J.R. 51 and A.J.R. 66,…