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gazing at the sun (we need more solar in LA)

I wrote a piece for Eagle Rock Patch on the need for more solar projects of all scales- even if some people don’t like how solar panels look.

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Posted in Built Environment, Sustainable Oxy, Urban Environment

how clean is the air in Eagle Rock

I was inspired by the great work of the Clean Up, Green Up campaign to look into data sources on air pollution and toxic releases in Eagle Rock and surrounding areas.  

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Posted in Environment, Pollution Prevention, Sustainable Oxy

22 green resolutions for 2011

Over the holiday break I posted two sets of environmental resolutions for 2011. One group of resolutions concerned ways to make Eagle Rock greener. The other set, inspired by shopping fun & guilt, were ‘green consumer’ ideas. happy 2011!

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Posted in Environment, Globalization, Labor

transforming Eagle Rock’s streets

Opinion piece on the possibility of improving the streets of Eagle Rock. Basically, treat them like valuable public space and as places people want to be near, rather than as sewers to rush cars along.

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Posted in Built Environment, Streets, Transportation

how healthy is eagle rock’s food environment

I wrote a piece for Patch Eagle Rock about the food environment in the neighborhood.

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Posted in Built Environment, Food and Transportation, Grocery Accountability Project, Streets

high speed rail in los angeles

I wrote an opinion piece on the proposed high speed rail line that will come through Los Angeles for the Eagle Rock Patch website . I’m for high speed rail as a general point, but hope the line is oriented

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Posted in Built Environment, Re-Envisioning the LA River, Streets, Transportation

Oxy Goes Green with Professional Wet Clean

For Immediate Release Contact: Amanda Shaffer 323-259-2759; shaffer@oxy.edu Elyse Leon-Reyes 323-259-2734; eleonreyes@oxy.edu Oxy Goes Green with Professional Wet Clean Occidental makes sustainable chic as the first college in the nation to offer professional wet cleaning service to the campus community.

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Posted in Pollution Prevention, Press Release
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