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Fossil Gas, PR, and You

Check out this great article, PG&E Wants More Fossil Fuel, in today’s East Bay Express, which begins Pacific Gas and Electric Company has attempted to recast itself in recent years as a green-friendly utility. It has backed climate change legislation and has run extensive marketing campaigns, highlighting its investments in renewable energy. Two months ago, [...]

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Fossil Gas: What we’d call natural gas if we were serious

I strongly encourage you to take an hour or two out of your day today and read the amazing series of articles available on the Pro Publica website called Buried Secrets:  Gas Drilling’s Environmental Threat. I can’t tell you how many people have insisted to me that fossil gas is an excellent “bridge fuel,”  meaning [...]

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Why Clean Air Matters

Air Pollution Exposure is Associated with Premature Death Attaining the California PM and ozone standards would annually prevent about 8,800 premature deaths, or 3.7% of all deaths. These premature deaths shorten lives by an average of 14 years. This is greater than the same number of deaths (4,200 – 7,400) linked to second-hand smoke in [...]

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