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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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