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Stoke's remains were not found until the next day, and it took more time to analyze the ferocity of the tornado that ripped roofs off houses and flung power line towers, cars and a shipping container into the air near the spot where Stoke was overtaken by the flames, according to the report. … [Read more...] about 2,700 Degree Fire Tornado Killed Calif. Firefighter: Report
“You cannot go home after this and expect this to be the one thing you will do,” said Carter Hill, 16, of Ponderosa High School in Shingle Springs. “This isn’t something we can fix in a day and we need to make sure we don’t forget that.” … [Read more...] about Hundreds of California students rally at Capitol in global youth ‘climate strike’
In Trona, a town of about 2,000 people considered the gateway to Death Valley, fire officials said up to 50 structures were damaged. San Bernardino County Supervisor Robert Lovingood said FEMA delivered a tractor-trailer full of bottled water because of damage to water lines. Newsom declared a state of emergency for the county. … [Read more...] about California governor says earthquakes are a ‘wakeup call’
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) filed a motion March 22 to limit debate and begin floor action on the Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act (S. 2204). The legislation, introduced March 19 by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), would extend expired and expiring tax incentives for clean and renewable energy industries while repealing tax breaks for major oil producers. The procedural vote is expected to occur on March 26 and will require the support of 60 senators to advance toward a final vote in the Senate. Even if the Senate were to approve the measure, it is unclear how this bill would ever make it through the House. Some of the expired tax credits that would be extended through the end of the year include the credit for new and existing energy efficient homes, for certain plug-in electric vehicles, and for energy-efficient appliances. The measure would also extend the expired Section 1603 Treasury grants program, the cellulosic biofuel producer credit, and the 48C Advanced Energy … [Read more...] about Energy and Environment Legislative and Regulatory Update – March 26, 2012