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What Has Fracking Got To Do With San Diego?

By | Thursday, December 12, 2013|, |

What is the potential impact? Alarming as the map above appears, there probably are not any immediate plans to frack the waters off San Diego’s coast. Shell abandoned its Point Loma “core hole” in 1967 and aborted plans to drill similar holes off the coast of Encinitas and La Jolla in 1970. There are also [...]

SYNERGY’S COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE BRINGS GOLD (X3) IN DALLAS

By | Thursday, November 21, 2013|, |

For the second consecutive year, Synergy Corporate Housing has received three Gold Supplier Excellence Awards at the Cartus Global Network Conference recently held in Dallas, Texas. Denise D’Mello, Director of Global Solutions & Susan Becker, Director of Business Development, with the awards Synergy won at the Global Network Conference Oct 21-23 “We are [...]

COMPANIES ARE GOING SOCIAL TO INSPIRE RECYCLING INITIATIVES

By | Thursday, November 7, 2013||

The waste stream generated by modern lifestyles includes food, electronics, plastics, and paper, as well as industrial waste and hazardous materials. Whether it’s produced by households in your neighborhood or by the manufacturer in the next town, it’s regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency through the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act The EPA advises that [...]

SECOND SOLAR GROUP SEEKS PROBES AFTER ARIZONA REPUBLIC REVEALS LIES

By | Friday, October 25, 2013||

Lies May Have Violated State Statute (PHOENIX) On Sunday, an Arizona Republic investigation revealed the utility monopoly APS repeatedly lied about funneling money to political organizations to attack solar customers.  On Tuesday, AriSEIA, a leading Arizona solar organization, called for the Arizona Corporation Commission to investigate whether ratepayer funds were funneled in this political scheme. Today, [...]

AUTO POLLUTION KILLS MORE PEOPLE THAN AUTO COLLISIONS DO, RESEARCH SAYS

By | Wednesday, October 23, 2013|, , , , , , , , , , , , |

Automobile pollution kills more people than automobile collisions do. That’s the rather blunt way of wording the recent findings of a study on the subject done by researchers at MIT. To word it another way — a notably greater number of annual premature deaths in the US can be attributed to automobile pollution than can [...]

INNOVATIONS THAT COULD MAKE US GREENER DRIVERS

By | Wednesday, October 16, 2013|, , |

With rising prices in a changeable economy, today’s eco-conscious drivers want to save money while lowering their carbon footprint. They look for alternatives to expensive and unsustainable gasoline-fueled transportation. The auto industry is in the process of making that happen. What’s New or on the Horizon? There’s a variety of interesting news for eco-conscious drivers [...]

DOES A DECADE MAKE A DIFFERENCE? THE DEBATE TO BRING ENERGY DEREGULATION BACK TO CALIFORNIA

By | Wednesday, September 25, 2013||

It's been more than a decade since California deregulated the energy industry, but a recent settlement with a major Canadian power company has just been reached to refund $750 million dollars to California residents who were drastically overcharged during the energy , notes the Los Angeles Times. What started as an attempt to bring in [...]

THE VAGABOND GUIDE TO GREEN ADVENTURE

By | Thursday, September 5, 2013||

You've paid your dues, spent years climbing the company ladder, pounding on laptops and being a responsible adult. You recycle, put money in savings every month, and have a tiny carbon footprint. After all these years of doing what you're supposed to do, isn't it time for you to cut loose and have a wild [...]

May 4: San Diego Zoo Safari Park Hosts Third Annual Half Marathon

By | Thursday, April 18, 2013||

WHAT: The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is hosting its third annual half marathon, which gives runners the chance to race through the scenic San Pasqual Valley through the heart of the Safari Park surrounded by giraffes, cheetahs, and rhinos. Proceeds will provide necessary animal care and enrichment for the greater one-horned rhino, an endangered [...]

Michael Chagala, of Sullivan Solar, named Information Technology Executive Officer of the Year

By | Friday, April 5, 2013|, , , , , |

(The following article is an April 5, 2013, news release from Sulllivan Solar; image credit Sullivan Solar ) San Diego Business Journal Honors IT Director, Michael Chagala at Prestigious Awards (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) April 5, 2013 – Sullivan Solar Power announced the firm’s Information Technology Director, Michael Chagala, as a finalist of San Diego Business Journal’s [...]