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    ECOLOGY PARK AT TURTLE BAY

    For decades, the natural landscape of Northern California has been devastated by damming, mining, and other resource extraction. Water has been routinely redirected from rural areas to urban centers. Only a small portion of the 375-mile (600-kilometer) Sacramento River continues to flow along its pre-20th-century route.

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    SOLAR-POWERED FACTORY

    The new manufacturing plant for Hayward Building Systems, recently opened in Santa Maria, California, may not look like much from the street, but its energy conservation performance marks it as a leader in modern factory design.

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    More Environment

    California Public Utilities Commission Selects GeoPraxis to Implement Program — GeoPraxis News Release, 2002.0906

    Even Wind Direction Is Factor in 11m Campus Building — The NorthEast, 2002.0901

    Gehry Drops Plans to Relocate to Playa Vista — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0830

    High Levels of Arsenic on Old Wood — Environmental Working Group press release, 2002.0829

    Energy-Saving Software Product Garners BPA C&RD Endorsement — Con.Web, 2002.0829

    New Lighting, Heating Systems Reap Big Energy Savings for Washington Air Force Base — Con.Web, 2002.0829

    Seattle's First Residential Net-Metered PV System — Con.Web, 2002.0829

    Paving Our Way to Water Shortages — American Rivers report, 2002.0828

    Local Building Councils are Guided by Environmental Principles — ENN, 2002.0823

    LEED for Commercial Interiors Begins Pilot Testing — U.S. Green Building Council press release, 2002.0823

    Long Island Utility Considers Wind Farms in Ocean — Reuters at ENN, 2002.0822

    Proper Lighting Helps Adults Maintain Independence — AARP Andrus Foundation press release, 2002.0820

    Hyogo/Architect Uses Wind to Generate Power — Daily Yomiuri, 2002.0819

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