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Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Gobbling Less Gas for Thanksgiving

How Clean Cars Can Save Americans Money and Cut Oil Use -- With more than 39 million people taking to the road on trips of at least 50 miles to visit family and friends, Americans are expected to spend $418 million at the gas pump this Thanksgiving holiday.

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Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Clean Cars in California: Four Decades of Progress in the Unfinished Battle to Clean Up Our Air

Clean car standards have helped cut total automobile air pollution in California by more than 85 percent since 1975, despite rapid growth in population and vehicle travel. However, many Californians are still exposed to some of the worst air pollution in the United States — contributing to high asthma rates and shortened life spans. Passenger cars and trucks produce nearly 2 million pounds of health-threatening air pollution statewide every day. To continue progress, state officials should update California’s vehicle emission standards and ensure that they remain strong and effective.

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Report | Environment California Research and Policy Center

Green Chemistry at Work

Leading California businesses are showing that consumer products don’t have to contain toxic chemicals, threaten public health, or produce large amounts of waste in order to work. These businesses are making California healthier and wealthier by designing products to be safe from the start, following the principles of green chemistry.

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News Release | Environment California

Energy Efficient Buildings Would Save California Families More Than $800 Per Year, While Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

California families could save $822 every year on their energy bills by 2030 if the government invests in energy efficient buildings today, according to a new report by Environment California.  Energy efficiency in our buildings would also help California’s fight against global warming by reducing projected greenhouse gas emissions from buildings by 37 percent.

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News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Energy Efficient Buildings Would Save California Families More Than $800 Per Year, While Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sacramento – California families could save $822 every year on their energy bills by 2030 if the government invests in energy efficient buildings today, according to a new report by Environment California.

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