In December, the largest water privatization deal on the West Coast was struck down when San Joaquin County Judge Robert McNatt ruled that the city of Stockton violated state environmental laws in its water contract with OMI-Thames, a joint US-British firm.
In 2003, builders in california started 191,866 new homes and apartment units—the most housing starts since 1989 and the most apartment units since 1990.
To induce consumers to buy their products and farmers to test and grow them, biotechnology marketers often look to economically distressed, vulnerable populations, like India’s and Zimbabwe’s — or even Kentucky’s.
This year marks the 15th anniversary of what is probably the biggest recycling-related PR effort since the first Earth Day: the stamping of nearly every disposable plastic container on the market with the chasing arrows recycling symbol.
As space on valley floors runs out, the hills are alive with the sound of bulldozers.