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Aging, Polluting School Buses Remain on Calif. Roads

September 19, 2012 | 11:33 am

Aging, Polluting School Buses Remain on Calif. Roads

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Kendall Taggart, California Watch Tens of thousands of California schoolchildren ride aging school buses that emit harmful pollutants, an analysis of state data shows. Unlike many states, California does not require bus owners to take buses off the road after a set number of years. As a result, California has some of the oldest buses […]

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Chevron Air Monitoring Program Languishes

September 14, 2012 | 10:53 am

Chevron Air Monitoring Program Languishes

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By Jennifer Gollan, The Bay Citizen Six air monitoring stations that Chevron agreed to install at its Richmond refinery in 2010 were not put in place, which might have slowed warnings about the danger of pollutants released during the refinery‚Äôs disastrous August fire, city officials and air quality regulators say. The company pledged to install […]

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