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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

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3. I Love L.A.
The country’s second-largest city this past spring approved a 150 megawatt solar cash-back (a.k.a. “feed-in tariff”) program. The program will create an estimated 4,500 jobs, spur $500 million in economic development, and provide clean power for 34,000 homes. The city wrapped up the year by announcing a deal with Nevada’s Moapa Band of Paiutes to power 105,000 Los Angeles homes with solar.

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6:22PM PST on Jan 30, 2013

Adding 3,000 miles to the marine sanctuary system is great. Sounds like Sierra Club does a lot in the USA, I don't hear too much about them here in Canada honestly.

8:00AM PST on Jan 16, 2013

Thank you!

3:10PM PST on Jan 13, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

8:22PM PST on Jan 9, 2013

I'm always glad to hear the good stuff; now let's get back to what still remains with renewed energy and hope.

6:53AM PST on Jan 3, 2013

Thanks for the article.

2:06AM PST on Jan 3, 2013

Lets hope it continues- even tho Lisa Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is resigning.

11:50AM PST on Jan 2, 2013

only the beginning..........

3:10AM PST on Dec 31, 2012

Not very many for everything that needs to be done.

5:46PM PST on Dec 30, 2012

Thanks for the article.

4:06PM PST on Dec 29, 2012

Always nice to hear some good news :-) Thank you.

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