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Energy Saving

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  • Letter: Fracking ban would help save water

    Re: “Burbank adopts mandatory water regulations,” July 26. I’m glad to see the Burbank Leader is pointing out the fact that Burbank only has two years of stored water left. Meanwhile, oil companies are using all the water they need to continue fracking, which is an extremely dangerous form of drilling. It is illogical that the residents of Burbank have to live with the threat of their dwindling water supply while big oil uses as much as it wants.
  • Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion

    Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion
    A social advocacy nonprofit organization is asking a judge to void the city’s approval of the IKEA expansion project, arguing that the city failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact report, records show. Citizens Advocating Rational...

    Burbank schools may get $3.3M in energy efficiency funds

    Burbank school officials are hopeful they will receive up to $3.3 million in state funds to spend over the next five years to make upgrades at school facilities to make them more energy efficient. Late last month, the Burbank Unified school board...

    Area utility stresses water-saving efforts

    Officials at Burbank Water and Power this week urged customers to be vigilant about saving water in the wake of Gov. Jerry Brown’s drought emergency declaration Friday, though the utility does not plan to implement mandatory conservation. Reducing...

    Burbank utility ups the rebate ante

    Burbank Water and Power is boosting incentives for residents who purchase certain energy-efficient home appliances. As the weather heats up, the utility is offering higher rebates for customers who buy more efficient air conditioning units, pool pumps...