environment

Looking for a different kind of green

On Earth Day, April 22, I came across a compelling video on Facebook featuring Oren Lyons, Onondaga environmentalist and advocate for indigenous rights. I’ve long admired Lyo ...

Award is a breath of fresh air for Auburn

  Auburn has received a Clean Air Sustainability Award – a breath of fresh air for the city that has been receiving a failing grade by the American Lung Association. T ...

Quit paving over our fair community

How many times does this need repeating? Stop building in the Auburn area! With the exception of senior and low-income housing, this activity needs to be curtailed. Leave things a ...

Palooza looks to offer environmentally friendly fun

An end of the year celebration at Placer High School now has a more environmentally friendly feel. Placer Palooza kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday, and is hosted in part by the campus†...

It's Time to Retire Fluoridation

New York - January 25 2010 -- Sixty-five years ago, sodium fluoride powder was slowly poured into Grand Rapids, Michigan's public water supply to see if drinking fluoridated wate ...

Saving on carrying charges

Given a choice, North Auburn’s Charles Thompson said he’ll opt to carry his groceries out — without a bag — if conservation-aware state lawmakers decide to attach a fee to ...

Cap and Trade policy would reduce productivity

Cap and Trade is a term that has been repeated a lot these days. Cap and Trade has become a new way for democrats in Congress to tax individuals and businesses in the name of savin ...

City pushes creek-cleaning pledge

Auburn businesses can pitch in this Earth Day by making a pledge that will leave a lasting impression on the environment for years to come. As part of the Healthy Auburn Waters ca ...

Tap vs. bottled

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer Plain old Placer County Water Agency tap water got some high ratings Monday in a blind taste test against bottled waters by thirsty American ...