The Sundial

Is Yosemite National Park in danger?

Julio Alberto Cruz

March 3, 2011

Maybe. Such a scenic, breathtaking natural place might just be in danger. But of what you might ask? There has been about 285 mining claims  in the 10 miles surrounding Yosemite National Park, reports Dan Jacobson, legislative director of Environment California. See map of active mining...

Banning plastic bags to preserve the environment

Julio Alberto Cruz

June 14, 2010

The California State Assembly passed the ban on single-use plastic bags (AB 1998) on June 2. Hilex Poly, LLC, a manufacturer of plastic bags, has suggested that cutting plastic bags will cut jobs. Their defense, like others oppose to the ban, is that the ban is not doing much to conserve the environment. Plastic bag...

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