Daily Digest

Save The Bay Policy Associate Allison Chan is quoted in support of an Alameda County bag ban — read all about it and more in today’s Daily Digest.

Oakland Tribune 11/24/2011
Alameda County considers plan to reduce plastic bags
Alameda County shoppers will have to bring their own shopping bags or pay for them under a plan being considered by the Waste Management Authority.

Sacramento Bee 11/28/2011
Cuts to Fish and Game vehicle fleet could harm conservation efforts, some say
Conservation groups are warning that Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to slash the state’s vehicle fleet could have consequences for California wildlife and their habitats.

San Francisco Chronicle 11/27/2011
Cruise ships may hurt S.F. air quality during Cup
Cruise ships won’t race against the current during the America’s Cup. But they’ll sail into San Francisco at the same time as the event – and that worries environmentalists.