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MacKenzie Elmer’s environmental news roundup for the San Diego region (every other Monday)
Southern California lawmakers hope Gov. Gavin Newsom will put $100 million in next year’s budget to be split equally between the Tijuana River and the Mexicali-to-Salton-Sea-flowing New River, both sewage-plagued water bodies.Keep reading
When National City’s water turned yellow earlier this month and no one was notified why, one resident looked for answers.Keep reading
To fulfill the green energy transition’s great thirst for batteries to store renewable energy, mining companies are eyeing the floor of the deep ocean.Keep reading
Environment Report: San Diego Can’t Spend the $300 Million it Won to Fight Tijuana Sewage Border Spills
Even though the federal government gave San Diego $300 million to alleviate the decades-long problem of Tijuana sewage spilling over the U.S.-Mexico border, that money can’t be spent.Keep reading
These studies show that the region is doing science-backed work so we can pinpoint which sectors of society need the most work when it comes to climate. It’s kind of the first, necessary step in holding ourselves accountable.Keep reading
The state’s new food waste recycling law is expected to help extend the life of the region’s landfills.Keep reading
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