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Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

June 16, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

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A new effort to highlight the connection between pumping gas and dumping carbon into the atmosphere. Read more …

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USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse

February 27, 2014 | 12:56 pm

USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse

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Department of Agriculture worker reportedly tried to flag problems at Rancho Feeding Corp.

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Corporations That Claim To Do Good Need More Oversight, Experts Say

October 15, 2012 | 10:29 am

Corporations That Claim To Do Good Need More Oversight, Experts Say

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Kendall Taggart, California Watch State regulators need to have more oversight of new types of companies that claim to have a social or environmental mission, legal experts say. About 75 companies have registered as “benefit” or “flexible purpose” corporations since Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills into law a year ago that created the new entities. The law […]

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Vocational Students Get More Protections

September 27, 2012 | 10:58 am

Vocational Students Get More Protections

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by Jennifer Gollan, The Bay Citizen California’s private vocational schools must disclose critical details about the quality of their programs, including their accreditation status and graduation rates, under a bill signed yesterday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, will require vocational schools offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to […]

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