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Encinitas wins environmental awards

The City of Encinitas won top honors earlier this month at the Climate Action Campaign’s NightCAP Annual Awards Celebration.

Encinitas won the Agents of Change Award, which recognized the city as moving toward 100 percent clean energy, on April 12.

Solana Beach and Del Mar were also nominated in the category.

Encinitas earned the Agents of Change Award for leading the exploration of a possible joint Community Choice Energy program across North County cities.

“Our community values include being good stewards of the environment,” said Crystal Najera, the City’s Climate Action Program Administrator, in a statement. “We’re committed to creating opportunities for our...