Pile Burning on Peninsula Reduces the Risk of Fire

Fires smoldered at several locations on the SFPUC’s watershed lands the week of April 3. The SFPUC’s watershed staff could not have been happier. The SFPUC owns approximately 23,000 acres of watershed land in the San Mateo Creek Watershed on the Peninsula. Although these lands support high concentrations of rare and endangered species of plants…

Wrapping Up Earth Month San Francisco Style

Throughout the world, Earth Month celebrated commitments and milestones in climate action and sustainability. And San Francisco celebrated the only way it knows how—through costumes, spirit and dance. This past Tuesday, San Francisco residents—dressed as carbon busters and molecules—invaded iconic downtown locations to illustrate how CleanPowerSF and Hetch Hetchy Power, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission…

Earth Month Kick Off at The New Wheel

Mayor Breed today celebrated the start of Earth Month by announcing the largest and last major enrollment of CleanPowerSF, San Francisco’s community choice energy program. The initiative, which offers residents and businesses renewable energy options, has been a key factor in San Francisco’s 36% drop in greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels – a reduction…