San Jose to tackle noisy trains and gas leaf blowers

April 1, 2019 by maitreyi.karthik@climate-connect.com

(Source: San Jose Spotlight) A San Jose City Council committee on Wednesday will accept a report from city officials about funding a buy-back program for gasoline-powered lawn equipment, which environmentalists say create air pollution and health risks. The council twice had considered banning gas leaf blowers altogether, but could not muster enough votes. Councilors again declined to prioritize the issue earlier this year. Read full article….

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