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FY16 Energy and Water Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development approved fiscal year 2016 funding legislation that totals $35.4 billion in discretionary budget authority, which is $1.2 billion more than the fiscal year 2015 level and $666 million less than the President’s requested level

Mayor Garcetti Announces Department of Transportation Technology Advisor

Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced a new transportation technology advisor fellowship at Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). Serving in a one-year fellowship, made possible by a grant from the Goldhirsh Foundation, the technology advisor will create a citywide strategy that outlines the future of road safety, road use efficiency, traffic regulation, and traffic enforcement and will create a policy plan for the City to ensure a safe, mobile, sustainable future for the Los Angeles.

Congressman Garamendi Responds to Governor Brown’s Revised BDCP Water Policy

Visual Text WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 1, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), one of California’s strongest voices against the proposed twin...

GOVERNOR BROWN ESTABLISHES MOST AMBITIOUS GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION TARGET IN NORTH AMERICA

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to establish a California greenhouse gas reduction target of 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 - the most aggressive benchmark enacted by any government in North America to reduce dangerous carbon emissions over the next decade and a half.

Dr. Ruiz Urges Department of Interior to Include the Salton Sea in the Desert...

Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) wrote Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel asking that the Department of the Interior (DOI) move forward with the federal portion of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) and ensure that lands at and underneath the Salton Sea are designated as a renewable energy Development Focus Area.

EPA, Justice Department, and State of California will announce a Clean Water Act settlement...

On April 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of California will a nnounce a Clean Water Act settlement with Lehigh Southwest Cement Co. and Hanson Permanente Cement Inc. to protect water quality in Permanente Creek and San Francisco Bay

Mayor Garcetti Breaks Ground on Major Water Recycling Project

On Earth Day and amid this historic drought, Mayor Garcetti today broke ground on the Terminal Island Advanced Water Purification Facility (AWPF) Expansion project. Once completed in 2017, the expanded plant will produce 12 million gallons of purified recycled water daily, more than doubling the current production. Twelve million gallons is equivalent to the amount used by 67,000 Angelenos every day

House Committee Directs Action on California Water

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on the House Appropriations Committee approval of the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. This legislation includes an amendment offered by Representative David Valadao (CA-21) that puts a hard deadline on multiple feasibility studies for California water storage projects, which have been languishing in the Bureau of Reclamation’s regulatory process for years

Mayor Launches L.A.’S First-Ever Sustainable City Plan

Sets targets and details actions in 14 categories  to improve city's environment, economy and equity in anticipation of 500,000 more Angelenos by 2035; achieves progress by 2017 on issues like water conservation, clean energy, waste, green jobs, transportation, and air quality

5 California Cities Earn Berth in “Sweet Sixteen” for Solar Power

Five California cities—Los Angeles, San Diego, San José, San Francisco and Sacramento—have  more solar panels than most major cities nationwide, according to a new report by Environment California Research & Policy Center. The solar stature of these cities is owed largely to the clear solar commitment of the city’s leaders as well as streamlined and predictable permitting fees

Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan ‘Phased Approach’ Raises Concerns for CA Desert Conservation

After receiving more than 20,000 public comments on the draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP), federal and state agencies today announced that they will finalize the plan in a “phased” approach – moving forward with large-scale renewable energy development and conservation on public lands in the California desert while slowing down the planning effort on the private lands

Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan “Phased Approach” raises concerns for CA desert conservation

After receiving more than 20,000 public comments on the draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP), federal and state agencies today announced that they will finalize the plan in a “phased” approach – moving forward with large-scale renewable energy development and conservation on public lands in the California desert while slowing down the planning effort on the private lands

Public input sought during renewable energy listening session

The Land Use Services Department will continue to solicit public input on the future of renewable energy development throughout the County’s unincorporated areas during a special listening session from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 5

Dr. Pave Works With City of Redlands to Complete Utility Upgrades

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Heatwurx, Inc. (OTCQB:HUWX), an eco-friendly asphalt preservation and repair equipment company, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dr. Pave, a company that provides high-tech, low-cost pavement repair, have worked with the City of Redlands to put the finishing touches on a water-system upgrade.

Heatwurx and Dr. Pave Locate Regional Offices in Southern California

GARDENA, Calif. - January 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Heatwurx, Inc. (OTCQB:HUWX), an eco-friendly asphalt preservation and repair equipment company, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dr. Pave, a company that provides high-tech, low-cost pavement repair, have named Dave Dworsky as chief executive officer.

Heatwurx and Dr. Pave Locate Regional Offices in Southern California

GARDENA, Calif.- January 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Heatwurx, Inc. (OTCQB:HUWX), an eco-friendly asphalt preservation and repair equipment company, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dr. Pave, a company that provides high-tech, low-cost pavement repair, have named Dave Dworsky as chief executive officer.

BH Properties Ends 2013 With A Record Year

LOS ANGELES - January 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- BH Properties, LLC, demonstrating its expertise in repositioning real estate through resolving difficult transactions and overcoming time-sensitive closing factors, is reporting a banner year with $100 million in transaction volume and $82 million in acquisitions, a 57 percent increase over the previous year’s results

C.W. Driver Completes Construction on $20 Million Bloomingdale’s Project at the Glendale Galleria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The paperless job site is here. C.W. Driver, a premiere builder serving California since 1919, has recently completed construction on a 127,000-square-foot Bloomingdale’s department store, using iPad applications and technologies that allow a paperless job site to create a crisp and efficient construction time table for the new store. Located in the Glendale Galleria, on the corner of Broadway and Brand Blvd. in Glendale, Calif., the $20 million renovation now occupies the two-level space which formerly housed Mervyn’s

Worldwide Mobile Money Transfers To Hit $10bn

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sending money internationally is big business. Companies of all sizes need to send payments to employees, contractors and suppliers across the globe. Individuals here ay want to send money to family members worldwide. There are multiple reasons to transfer money across international borders, and the perennial challenge for senders is how to keep costs to a minimum, creating opportunities for businesses like TransFast. With mobile technology now playing an increasingly critical role in all facets of our lives, mobile money transfers are becoming ever more popular, as an effective way to send money overseas at low cost.

New National Client Manager Brings More Than 27 Years Experience to Partner Engineering and...

Torrance, CA - October 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Engineering and Science Inc. (Partner), a national engineering, environmental and energy consulting firm headquartered in Torrance, Calif., has brought Debbie Stott on board as a new national project and client manager. Stott is an experienced environmental professional who has worked in the industry for more than 27 years, specializing in environmental due diligence, site assessment, remediation and regulatory compliance.

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NAPOLITANO REJECTS TRUMP’S BUDGET PROPOSAL

Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) rejected President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, issuing the following statement: “In gutting the EPA and firing over 3,000 employees who work to remove toxins from our air, ground, and water, President Trump is risking the health of the public and our planet.

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Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced for Rigging Bids at Public...

A Northern California real estate investor was sentenced yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced.