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Entries from August 2011

Save the EPA from Republican bomb-throwers with a Smogtown Op-Ed in the NY Times, and other green news

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments

* A snippet from my editorial in today’s New York Times “Room for Debate” online roudtable about whether Republican presidential candidates calling for the EPA’s dissolution have a point or are just giving red-meat to a fatigued, job-hungry people: ” … In national politics, California may be seen as Exhibit A for over-regulating the environment. […]

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Tags: California · Chip news · chromium-six · environment · environmental policy · global warming · groundwater pollution · Nixon · Smogtown · Smogtown book · Uncategorized

Smogtown set for e-book for Kindle and other mobile devices August 23. It’s a helluva, brown story for a warming age.

August 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Click here at amazon.com and let the journey begin Some reasons to download it: * Named one of 2008′s best environmental books by Booklist magazine * Awarded silver medals at The Green Book Festival and Independent Book Publishers (IPPY) Awards. Winner of the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature from Santa Monica. * Reviews “[A] remarkably […]

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Tags: American history · California · Chip Jacobs · Chip news · environment · environmental policy · global warming · Historical serendipity meets calamity · L.A. Transportation Matters · Los Angeles History · Smogtown · Smogtown book · Urban renewal