Billionare Vinod Khosla Battles to Block Public Access to Popular California Beach

September 1, 2014 by  
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Surfers have been battling with landowners over access to beaches on America’s West Coast for years, but NBC News reports that the highest profile case of the lot to date involves some hard line action from a surprising adversary – billionaire Democrat supporter, Vinad Khosla. Khosla made his fortune by cofounding Sun Microsystems and then poured his money into green energy ventures as well as the coffers of the Democratic Party . He later bought an 89-acre piece of prime real estate on Martin’s Beach , near Half Moon Bay in Northern California – a popular surfing spot to which the property’s previous owners had allowed access. San Mateo County told Khosla he would have to maintain public access to the beach, a dictate that he went to court over and then lost. After allowing access for two years, Khosla decided to go rogue – locking his gate, and adding security guards along with a sign stating “Beach closed, keep out.” Read the rest of Billionare Vinod Khosla Battles to Block Public Access to Popular California Beach Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: access , bay , beach , billionaire , California , democratic , half , khosla , martins , moon , party , public , supporter , surfers

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Airport Using Worms to Help Reduce Waste

January 17, 2013 by  
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One of the nation’s busiest airports is taking a new approach to managing the half a pound of garbage that the average traveler generates per visit. The Charlotte (N.C.) Douglas International Airport has installed a vermicomposting system at its…

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Heinz On Track to Reduce Waste, Water, Energy Impacts by 20 Percent

November 13, 2009 by  
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The company’s 2009 sustainability report shows that not only has the company passed the half-way point on its goals, but that its reductions are picking up speed year over year.

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