Liza Tucker

Consumer Watchdog

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Advocate at Consumer Watchdog, focused on the environment and toxics

Liza Tucker on KCRW

2019 was a bad year for recycling in California. Hundreds of recycling centers closed. That’s where you go to redeem bottles and cans for five or 10 cents each.

To improve recycling, state legislature wants beverage companies to take back their own containers

2019 was a bad year for recycling in California. Hundreds of recycling centers closed. That’s where you go to redeem bottles and cans for five or 10 cents each.

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California Governor Jerry Brown has positioned himself as a leader in fighting climate change.

How green is Governor Brown?

California Governor Jerry Brown has positioned himself as a leader in fighting climate change.

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In February, the Exxon refinery in Torrance was shut down when an explosion destroyed an air-pollution control device that's 12 stories high.

Will Exxon Get Off the Hook with Refinery Sale

In February, the Exxon refinery in Torrance was shut down when an explosion destroyed an air-pollution control device that's 12 stories high.

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