El Segundo’s @LATimes In Bed With Chevron Oil To Cover Up Oil Industry’s Deliberate Criminal Destruction Of Climate. Clueless Reporters See Nothing. Enjoy Today’s Food Section Ads #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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carbon producers Climate Emergency Collusion Community Activists corruption environment environmental justice, environmental racism fossil fuels Greed greenwashing News Ocean renewable energy sea-level rise solar power Truth & Reality chevron El Segundo Los Angeles Times

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Thanks For The Sheer Speculation B t Article On The Benefits Of Oil Drilling @LATimes. Were You Overcome & Made Dopey By The Toxic Fumes From Chevron El Segundo?#JoeTakesOnTheNews

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carbon producers climate change corruption environment environmental justice, environmental racism fossil fuels greenwashing News sea-level rise Truth & Reality Los Angeles Times

2019 130

Clueless El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes Continues To Ballwash Oil Industry By Deleting #ClimateEmergency From PR Piece For Chevron. @DrPatSoonShiong Desperately Needs A Climate Change Editor #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

KLM to operate biofuel flights out of Los Angeles

Green Car Congress

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract for the supply of sustainable biofuel in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is the world’s second airport that has incorporated biofuel into its regular refueling process. SkyNRG supplies the sustainable biofuel, which is made from used cooking oil by AltAir Fuels in Los Angeles. KLM will purchase sustainable biofuel for all its flights at this airport for a period of three years.

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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in Long Beach and throughout the LA basin who are right over the fence from the refinery or the port operations or the the urban oil extraction and toxic chemicals that go with it. Joe Galliani has been the Organizer of South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action Group since 2009.

2016 204

L.A. Times Takes A Bath In Dirty Water With Icelandic Bottled H20 Scam

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I’ve been seeing the b t full page ads for Icelandic Glacial water in the print edition of the Los Angeles Times for months now and every time I do they p**s me off. . Source of an Epic FAIL.

Ford Unveils Ford Fiesta for North America at Los Angeles Auto Show; 1.6L I4 with Ti-VCT Delivers Estimated 40 mpg Highway

Green Car Congress

Ford unveiled the North American 2011 Ford Fiesta at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The block, cylinder head and oil pan—traditionally the heaviest engine components—are aluminum castings. Fiesta four-door sedan. Click to enlarge.

Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

Creative Greenius

One of the first folks we met was Chris Pine of the Biodiesel Cooperative of Los Angeles. I asked him what he knew about the good news I had read about the Fiesta Hermosa powering their generators this year using vegetable oil from the area’s fast food restaurants.

2009 141

Al’s Bright Idea for Hermosa, Ted’s Tough Stance Against Oil & Why I’m Worried About It Mattering

Creative Greenius

Payoff money to an oil company that actually pays for some of the damage the oil’s company’s products caused every time they are burned. I can’t think of anything more stupid than to do oil drilling in Hermosa Beach.”

2014 238

Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop 10 hydrogen fuel-cell T680 trucks as part of ZANZEFF grant

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This collaboration is part of a $41-million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) grant preliminarily awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the Port of Los Angeles as the prime applicant.

2019 101

VW eGolf supply, rising oil prices in 2020, and an electric double-decker bus: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Analysts forecast oil prices may double by 2020. Los Angeles introduces the first electric double-decker bus. The Volkswagen eGolf is in extremely short supply. And Ontario, Canada, ends a rebate program for electric cars and chargers. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The VW eGolf may be in short supply while the automaker gears up for

Urgent: Assemblymember Chris Holden Trying to Kill California’s 100% Renewable Climate Bill, #ChangeTheClimate, #SB100

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The oil industry is actively swaying Assemblymembers with large contributions and trips to Hawaii, acts which a couple years ago helped kill off an important groundwater protection-from-oil wastewater bill, AB-356 (Williams).

2017 141

The Curious Case of Buying A New State Senator From The South Bay

Creative Greenius

But this election season in my own South Bay of Los Angeles just keeps getting curious and curiouser – and it’s impossible for your friendly neighborhood Greenius not to note and comment on these curiosities. The joke will be on Chevron and Oxy oil then, won’t it!?

2014 211

Neste applies for CA LCFS pathway for renewable diesel produced in Singapore from corn oil extracted in US midwest

Green Car Congress

Among them are two proposed pathways from Neste for the production of renewable diesel at its Singapore refinery, using corn oil from the US midwest as feedstock. Neste applied for two pathways covering the RD produced at its Singapore plant from corn oil extracted from Dry DGS (distillers’ grain solubles, a co-product of ethanol production) and Wet DGS.

2015 81

LCFS pathways for renewable diesel produced in Singapore from NA tallow and SE Asian fish oil

Green Car Congress

The staff of the California Air Resources Board has posted six new applications for pathways for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), two of which are from Neste Oil for renewable diesel (RD) produced at its plant in Singapore from (a) North American tallow and (b) Southeast Asian fish oil. Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd. Staff recommends that Neste Oil’s application for the pathway be approved. Fish oil.

2014 74

$112.5M awarded to research consortia studying effects of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Gulf of Mexico

Green Car Congress

million to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Through a series of competitive grant programs, the GRI is investigating the impacts of the oil, dispersed oil, and dispersant on the ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico and the affected coastal States in a broad context of improving fundamental understanding of the dynamics of such events and their environmental stresses and public health implications.

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Special Guests at an LA Rally

Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car director Chris Paine attended the “LA Get Off Oil Day&# rally in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 2 2nd, where Chelsea Sexton from Who Killed the Electric Car?

2010 176

Qantas LA-based aircraft to be powered by S. G. Preston renewable biofuel from 2020; 50% blend

Green Car Congress

Qantas announced that its Los-Angeles-based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020. The fuel will be used by Qantas’ aircraft operating from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Australia and follows the Qantas Group’s successful domestic biofuel trial flights in 2012. The fuel consists of 50% renewable jet fuel produced from non-food plant oils, blended with 50% traditional jet fuel.

2017 60

Obama gives $2.4bn Jump Start To Battery Makers

Revenge of the Electric Car

Obama At A Town Hall Meeting in Los Angeles, California - March 19, 2009. Photos: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times. We can remain one of the world’s leading importers of foreign oil, or we can make the investments that would allow us to become the world’s leading exporter of renewable energy.&# President Obama is making good on his promise to spearhead the EV revolution.

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USGS/BOEM study identifies method to differentiate between natural seepage and produced oils in waters off Southern California

Green Car Congress

Resource managers now have a method to determine the source of oil found in the waters off Southern California and differentiate between naturally seeped oils and those produced by offshore oil and gas production. The analysis resulted in a predictive model of oil source families that could be applied to samples of unknown origin. Other platform oils need to go through a more extensive biomarker analysis to distinguish them from natural seepage.

2012 71

United Airlines begins commercial-scale use of renewable jet fuel; 15M gallons over 3-year period

Green Car Congress

United Airlines has become the first US airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights, beginning with the departure of United Flight 708 from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

2016 78

Serving My Country – My Patriotic Duty

Creative Greenius

October 24, 2009 South Bay Los Angeles Climate Action, Manhattan Beach. They will burn every barrel of oil, every ton of coal, every fracked tank full of natural gas until they melt every frozen thing and literally cook this small island planet we all spin around the galaxy on.

Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

Creative Greenius

You can go to events where you recycle your old paper tax records, your motor oil, your cellphone, computers and other electronics. . Today is Earth Day 2012, a day filled with celebrations of the environment and all the things being done to try and improve it and make it more sustainable.

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US average retail gasoline prices ended 2017 lower than they started

Green Car Congress

Rising crude oil prices and high levels of gasoline demand contributed to rising gasoline prices from January through May. West Coast (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle). US regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.72

2019 106

First Qantas US-Australia biofuel flight; Carinata feedstock, Honeywell process

Green Car Congress

Qantas made the world’s first dedicated biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, Qantas QF96 from Los Angeles to Melbourne (a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9), over the weekend. Fuel for the flight was produced from Carinata seeds by AltAir Paramount LLC using Honeywell UOP’s Renewable Jet Fuel process technology, which converts non-edible animal fats and oils into renewable fuels.

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Plug In Auto Nation

Plug In Partners

The development of plug-in hybrids could reduce America's addiction to oil," said AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson. We salute his commitment to help us reduce this country's dependence on foreign oil and decrease greenhouse gas emission while also lowering fuel costs for consumers."

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Traction Action

Plug In Partners

imports about 60 percent of its oil—most of which is used in the transportation sector. T his week's meeting of the Electric Drive Transportation Association in Washington was accompanied by some significant announcements.

2006 130

2010 LA Auto Show: Mitsubishi Plug-In Hybrid SUV For 2013

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi rolled out the tiny "i" electric minicar (nee i-MiEV) during last week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, confirming its eventual sale in the fall of 2011. But all-electric vehicles are just one avenue the Japanese automaker is investigating as it attempts to curb emissions and end the world’s reliance on oil as a fuel source

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Toyota "Looking"

Plug In Partners

H ere is big announcement for Plug-In fans Toyota looking at Plug-in Hybrids Los Angeles Times June 20, 2006 By JOHN O'DELL Toyota Motor Corp.

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Ford and Edison

Plug In Partners

Further details were not immediately available, but environmental advocates said the tie-up showed the momentum building for developing rechargeable hybrid vehicles as a way to reduce oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

2007 130

Hertz adds 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to rental fleet

Green Car Congress

The Sonata Hybrid is available to rent at airports including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dulles International and Chicago, as well as cities such as San Jose, San Diego and Long Beach in California; Portland, Oregon; and Denver. Environmental efficiency programs’ efforts resulted in recycling more than 2 million gallons of used oil and auto waste in 2014, and more than 80% of the company’s car washes use reclaimed water.

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Siemens ‘eHighway Of The Future’ envisions electrification of trucks and select highway lanes

Green Car Congress

At EVS26 in Los ANgeles, Siemens described its ‘eHighway of the Future’ concept for the electrification of trucks and select highway lanes via overhead electrified wires similar to how modern day trolleys or streetcars are powered on many city streets. Currently being tested in Germany, pilot projects are already being planned for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to connect to cargo centers.

2012 90

2016 Ford Explorer SUV replaces 2.0L EcoBoost with new 2.3L EcoBoost unit; more power and torque, same fuel economy expected

Green Car Congress

The new 2016 Ford Explorer SUV is making its global debut today at Los Angeles Auto Show with a new available 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that delivers more horsepower and torque than the 2.0L

2014 112

Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

Creative Greenius

You can go to events where you recycle your old paper tax records, your motor oil, your cellphone, computers and other electronics. . Today is Earth Day 2012, a day filled with celebrations of the environment and all the things being done to try and improve it and make it more sustainable.

2012 130

Why We’re Taking It To The Streets on Friday, December 11 – Shining Our Light On Copenhagen

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We’ll be holding our South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action community’s candlelight vigil in Hermosa Beach. The Copenhagen Climate Treaty talks start next week on Monday, the 7th of December, a day that already lives in infamy but now awaits a new nom de plume.

2009 170

KLM and Costa Rica partner on aviation biofuels

Green Car Congress

With the help of this cooperative effort, KLM has been operating all of its flights from Los Angeles partially with sustainable biofuel since 2012. KLM is currently using sustainable biofuel made from used cooking oil (UCO). The Costa Rican government and KLM will research the possibilities of flying from San José, the capital of Costa Rica, using bio-based jet fuel.

Antelope Valley Transit orders up to 85 electric buses from BYD; first US all-electric public transit fleet

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And, by reducing dependence on foreign oil imports, AVTA will no longer be subject to oil price volatility for its bus fleet—helping to create greater stability for budget forecasting for the fleet manager.

2016 95

We Are ALL Tongan

Creative Greenius

When I first met Elizabeth I had no idea that there were so many Tongan Americans living in large communities in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Dallas and other cities across the USA. The idyllic island kingdom of Tonga.

2009 191

Singapore Airlines & CAAS partner on “Green Package” flights; biofuels, optimized operations and fuel-efficient A350-950

Green Car Congress

Over the three-month period, flight SQ31 will be powered by a combination of HEFA (Hydro-processed Esters and Fatty Acids), a sustainable biofuel produced from used cooking oils, and conventional jet fuel. The biofuel, produced by AltAir Fuels, will be supplied and delivered to San Francisco by SkyNRG in collaboration with North American Fuel Corporation (NAFCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of China Aviation Oil (Singapore), and EPIC Fuels.

2017 60

Does the US Senate Have The Balls To Stand Up For Your Children? Not Without YOU Forcing Them To

Creative Greenius

Here on the local scene in the South Bay of Los Angeles our local elected officials are doing their homework, understand the tipping point we now stand upon and are acting to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by completing their carbon inventories and creating Climate Action Plans to get us to the safe zone of 350 ppm of CO2.

2010 109

Honda May Develop Plug-In as Obama Alters U.S. Policy (Update2) - Bloomberg.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Honda, which began leasing hydrogen fuel cell FCX Claritysedans in Los Angeles last year, still sees hydrogen as the bestlong-term alternative to gasoline as a fuel that can cut carbonexhaust tied to global warming, President Takeo Fukui said in aninterview.

2009 58

California Energy Commission awards more than $2.5M for clean transportation projects

Green Car Congress

The program is slated to invest approximately $90 million during this fiscal year to encourage the development and use of new technologies and alternative and renewable fuels, with the goal of reducing dependence on foreign oil and improving the environment. City of Monterey Park (Los Angeles County) will receive $300,000 to upgrade the city’s outdated compressed natural gas fueling station.

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And now…the Plug In Tanker

Revenge of the Electric Car

The Alaskan Navigator, one of two British Petroleum oil tankers retrofitted to be electrically operated dockside. This event marks the first of what we hope will be the electrification of all the tanker and cargo ships while docked in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Every kilowatt hour used to replace the burning of petroleum helps us to clean our environment, saves us money and reduces the need to fight wars over oil.

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