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PNS Daily Newscast - October 18, 2019 


Baltimore mourns Rep. Elijah Cummings, who 'Fought for All.' Also on our rundown: Rick Perry headed for door as Energy Secretary; and EPA holds its only hearing on rolling back methane regulations.

2020Talks - October 18, 2019 


While controversy swirls at the White House, Chicago teachers go on strike and Democratic primary contender retired Admiral Joe Sestak walks 105 miles across New Hampshire.

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Public News Service - CA: Urban Planning/Transportation

LOS ANGELES - Step on a bus in L.A. County and you're automatically a member of a union. Although Southern California may be known for its million of cars, and the smog that goes with them, there are also thousands of bus riders, with the Bus Riders Union (BRU) representing the more than 500,000 dai

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is giving California the "green light" to impose tough rules on motor vehicle emissions. On Tuesday, the EPA granted the state the right to enforce a 2002 state law that mandates deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions by 2016. The decisio

On this first "World Oceans Day," a group of scientists has released a report with an ambitious goal - to rescue the Pacific Ocean by the year 2020. The report, from the Center for Ocean Solutions and Stanford University, contains a daunting list of top threats to ocean health, including sewage, pla

Even during economic bad times, California voters aren’t willing to sacrifice the environment. That’s according to a statewide survey that found two-thirds of voters think a strong economy and a clean environment can go hand-in-hand. Nearly half of those polled also think the state’

State lawmakers want to "green" California, while also creating tens of thousands of new jobs. Democratic legislative leaders have introduced a "green" economic stimulus plan, which they say would create more than 40,000 new jobs while protecting the environment through new construction projects.

As the federal government works on bailing out Detroit's struggling Big Three automakers, environmental groups want some strings attached to the deal. Phyllis Cuttino, Director of the U.S. Global Warming Campaign for the Pew Environment Group says that if Congress and the Bush Administration tap int

As a new class of lawmakers begins work at the state Capitol, they are reminded of their predecessors' environmental record. The annual California Environmental Scorecard grades members of the legislature and the governor on how they voted on key pieces of legislation. David Allgood, Southern Cali

Sacramento, CA - Calling it the sequel to California's landmark global warming legislation, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law the anti-sprawl bill, SB 375. It is designed to help the state fight global warming by encouraging communities to consider climate change when planning land-

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