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California State Legislature Invests $150 Million for Green Schools

California officials and climate activists gathered at Pacoima Middle School to celebrate $150 million being invested to help greenify schools across the state.

The funds, approved by the state legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom, will be used to plant grass and trees in asphalt-covered schoolyards. The investment comes at a time when California has been experiencing its longest and most intense heat wave on record.

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