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California OKs Strict Water Standards For Showerheads

California regulators are mandating that new showerheads sold in the state be the most water frugal in the nation.


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California Drought Speeds Up Water-Efficiency Standards

California regulators are speeding up water-efficiency standards for faucets and urinals in response to the drought.


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Call Kurtis Investigates: State Agency Made Half A Million Dollar Mistake In Energy Rebates

A Call Kurtis investigation looks into a state agency that paid more than half a million dollars in rebates that never should’ve been paid.


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Brown Shakes Up Power Boards

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed more members to the bodies that oversee California’s utilities and energy.

CBS13/CW31 Television–01/25/2011

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On The Money: In Hot Water?

Times are tough in California, but CBS 13 has learned consumers are paying a surcharge for lab testing on a leisure product – a huge appliance that many people could never afford.

CBS13/CW31 Television–11/04/2010