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California First in Nation to Enact Green Chemistry Program

Article: California First in Nation to Enact Green Chemistry Program

SACRAMENTO, California, September 30, 2008 (ENS) – California will reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals in consumer products and the environment under legislation signed Monday in Los Angeles by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The two bills enable the state to take more responsibility by 2011 for identifying and regulating dangerous chemicals and for analyzing safer alternatives. Governor…

Ocean Ranger Cruise Ship Bill Introduced in California

Article: Ocean Ranger Cruise Ship Bill Introduced in California

SACRAMENTO, California, February 24, 2008 (ENS) – Every cruise ship transiting California waters would carry an Ocean Ranger aboard to oversee wastewater discharge practices and the maintenance and operation of pollution control equipment if a bill introduced in the state Senate Friday becomes law. Senator Joe Simitian, a Democrat, introduced the bill to protect California…