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More companies turning to solar for sustainable, cost-saving practices

More companies turning to solar for sustainable, cost-saving practices

By MARC LUTZ Business Journal Editor [email protected] ACAMPO — A fall breeze sweeps across thousands of acres of verdant, just-harvested vineyards; a sight familiar in these parts for over 100…

Growers concerned with funding in coming ag bill

Growers concerned with funding in coming ag bill

By JENNIFER BONNETT Business Journal Writer Congress plans to write a new farm bill next year, authorizing programs on conservation, research, nutrition and other aspects of agricultural and food policy…

Tuolumne River Management Plan released by irrigation districts

The Modesto and Turlock Irrigation District Boards took steps to file the final applications for the Don Pedro and La Grange projects with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The…

New solar array to provide 67 percent of Tracy facility’s energy needs

New solar array to provide 67 percent of Tracy facility’s energy needs

TRACY—Taylor Farms Pacific unveiled its new 300,000-square-foot solar installation situated atop its west San Joaquin County facility. According to a statement released detailing the project, the solar array will provide…

Waste Management curbs contaminants in recycling bins with program

Waste Management curbs contaminants in recycling bins with program

BUSINESS JOURNAL STAFF LODI — Recycling isn’t a puzzle when it comes to taking care of the environment. One Central Valley company is looking to take the guesswork out of…

Port of Stockton wins environmental accolades

The American Association of Port Authorities awarded the Port of Stockton with top honors for two of its environmental projects. The Antioch Dunes Restoration Project and the Barn Owl Nest…

Medical supply distributor installs large-scale solar array at Tracy center

Medical supply distributor installs large-scale solar array at Tracy center

Business Journal staff TRACY — More and more companies are making strides toward sustainable business practices. The latest among these is Medline, a medical supply distributor. Medline recently unveiled its…

Logistics industry makes green efforts

Logistics industry makes green efforts

MANTECA — As e-commerce becomes a bigger part of our economy, especially in the Central Valley, the logistics industry has come under criticism for the amount of fuel it takes…

MJC net-zero building saves energy, money

MJC net-zero building saves energy, money

MODESTO — When it was time for Yosemite Community College District to replace its World War II-era Central Services building, designers opted for a state-of-the-art energy efficient facility. The new…

Levee breach plugged for now

MANTECA — A breach in a levee in south San Joaquin County that forced as many as 500 people from their homes was plugged Monday night. But the evacuation order…

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