Mayor Newsom Announces First Solar Installations at S.F. Public Housing Sites; Creates Green-Collar Jobs
Newsom also announces 450% increase in San Francisco solar applications since inception of solar rebate program. July 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced plans to install over 365 kw of solar panels on the San Francisco Housing Authority properties of Hayes Valley North and South and Plaza East through San Francisco’s GoSolarSF Initiative. The solar panels will provide hundreds of thousands of kilowatts of clean, renewable electricity to public housing residents. The project is expected to create 25 jobs and be completed by the end of the year
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The San Francisco office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that 75 Hawthorne at Hawthorne Plaza is the first multi-tenant office building in San Francisco to receive Gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® for Existing Buildings rating system. 75 Hawthorne is a 20-story Class A office building that is owned and managed by Hines.
Congressman McCarthy and other Congressman to hold Energy Summit with Local and National Energy Experts. ATASCADERO, CA - May 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — On Thursday, May 28, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., the American Energy Solutions Group will be hosting an Energy Summit with local and national energy experts in San Luis Obispo County, California. The Summit will be led by Congressman Devin Nunes and Congressman Kevin McCarthy, with other Members of Congress participating.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Passage of American Clean...
- May 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement on the passage of the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
San Francisco, CA - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Responding to a lawsuit that Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. and others filed last year, the U.S. Department of Energy has agreed to reconsider the Bush Administration's "grossly inadequate" home furnace and boiler efficiency regulations.
Asia Society Northern California, Bay Area Council in Conjunction with the HBANC Present: Scaling Up: from Green Buildings to Green Cities in the US and China
Brown Praises EPA’s Preliminary Determination that Greenhouse Gases Endanger Public Health or Welfare
SACRAMENTO, CA - April 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today commended the Environmental Protection Agency for taking the federal government's "first concrete step toward curbing global warming" by issuing a proposed determination that greenhouse gases endanger public health or welfare.
SACRAMENTO, CA - April 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. and 14 other states yesterday urged the Obama Administration to overturn the Bush EPA's "shameful denial" of California's request to enforce its automobile greenhouse gas emissions law.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Lois Capps today announced that several Central and South Coast public housing authorities will be receiving funding through the recently enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for improvement projects to promote energy efficiency. Among those communities in the 23rd Congressional District receiving funding are
State To Utilize Federal Economic Stimulus Funds & Public-Private Partnerships For Green Jobs Training Immediately after meeting with President Obama’s Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis in Sacramento to discuss federal economic stimulus funding and job creation, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today launched the California Green Corps.
SACRAMENTO, CA - March 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The California Building Industry Association announced today that it is endorsing two voluntary green building programs for its members that wish to build homes that exceed the state’s toughest-in-the-nation energy-efficiency and water conservation standards
Senators Feinstein, Boxer, Klobuchar and Snowe Applaud EPA’s Draft Rule-Making to Establish Greenhouse Gas...
Washington, DC - March 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) today applauded the move by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue a draft rule-making to establish an economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions registry, an essential first step towards a cap-and-trade system to reduce emissions
SACRAMENTO, CA - March 06, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today urged the Obama Administration to overturn the Bush EPA’s “illegal and shortsighted” denial of California’s request to carry out its state law requiring a 30% reduction in tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions.
Senators Feinstein, Boxer, Klobuchar and Snowe Urge Swift Federal Action on Rule-Making to Establish...
Washington, DC - February 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) have urged swift federal action on a rule-making to establish an economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions registry, an essential first step towards reducing and capping global warming emissions
Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Secretary of the Interior’s Plan to Expedite Development of...
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued the following statement on the Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne’s order today authorizing the Bureau of Land Management to establish coordination offices, including one in California, which will expedite the permitting of wind, solar, biomass and geothermal projects, along with needed electrical transmission facilities
Governor’s Office of Planning and Research Releases Preliminary Draft CEQA Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas...
January 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) released its preliminary draft CEQA guideline amendments, which once formally adopted, will guide public agencies on how to analyze the impacts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by new projects on the environment
January 05, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a plan on December 11 to reduce the state's greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
December 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a plan on December 11 to reduce the state's greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. The climate change "scoping plan" is a central requirement of AB32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, which was signed into law in September of that year.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Partners with Other States to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation
Continuing his leadership to collaborate with other states to minimize climate change impacts, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today will join with Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and six governors from Brazil and Indonesia in signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to reduce forestry-related greenhouse gas emissions at the Governors' Global Climate Summit in Los Angeles, CA.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - November 13, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today approved energy related low income program budgets totaling approximately $3.6 billion for 2009-11 for Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric Company, Southern California Edison, and Southern California Gas Company.