Workshop on Proposed CalRecycle Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant & Loan Programs

The Governor’s draft budget includes $30 million in Fiscal Year 2014/15 for CalRecycle to provide financial incentives for capital investments that expand the waste management infrastructure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. CalRecycle has scheduled a workshop to discuss proposed grant and loan programs focused on organics infrastructure, such as composting and anaerobic digestion, reducing food[…]

Business Academy for Regulatory Compliance on Feb. 11-Register Today!

For the first time, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) and the Valley Green Team of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) join efforts to provide an educational academy to businesses throughout the Valley on the environmental regulatory framework and compliance.  The Business Academy for Regulatory Compliance (BARC) will be offered on Tuesday, February[…]

Local Investing – a Powerful Tool for Effective Economic Development

By Marco Vangelisti With the economic slump well into its sixth year and unemployment still significantly higher than at its inception in 2007, it is understandable that the priority of elected officials is job creation. States, counties and municipalities, while dealing with budget deficits, have been competing with each other to attract jobs in their[…]