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State regulators took the highly unusual step Wednesday of suspending operations at a Vernon battery recycler that has discharged harmful quantities of lead for years and more recently has been deemed to pose a danger to as many as 110,000 people...
SPRING STORM FUND Foundation accepts donations for storm recovery SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Some Sioux Falls residents hit hard by the recent ice storm don't have the money to clean up the mess. That's why officials with the Sioux Falls Area...
The bonfire fight has never been hotter (or weirder) then it is right now. On April 12, I went to visit Assemblyman Allan Mansoor in his Costa Mesa office. I have been in touch with a number of local elected officials about the looming draconian ban...
When I was growing up in Costa Mesa in the '70s and '80s, I remember the days of poor air quality and smog alerts. Whenever there was a smog alert, recess activities were severely limited at local schools. This happened frequently. Things are...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorIn spite of the strides made over the past four decades toward improved air quality, 42 percent of Americans still live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Imperial County residents can count themselves among...
California Coastal Commissioner William Burke — who vocally supported dousing beach bonfires in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach — has resigned amid pressure from two state legislators. Burke is chairman of the South Coast Air Quality...
So much has already been said about Imperial County’s air pollution, but in a state that appears to be winning the battle of historically horrible air quality, particularly in the Los Angeles basin, there is hope yet for the air we breathe here....
A state coastal commissioner who vocally supported banning beach bonfires along a stretch of Orange County coastline has resigned under growing pressure from two state legislators. William Burke was serving as both a member of the state Coastal...
Two years ago researchers outfitted an electric Toyota RAV4 with a set of test instruments and drove back and forth near four Los Angeles County freeways between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., sampling the air. The results confirmed that in the early morning,...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorAcknowledging the “daunting challenges” that remain before reaching air quality standards, the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association nonetheless cited its “remarkable progress” toward that end. Despite the state&...
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are a powerful economic engine for Southern California. They produce more jobs than the entire movie business, and they connect the United States to ports across the Pacific Ocean. The hundreds of billions of...
I never thought I'd hear a Baltimorean say such a thing. Last week, while reporting on the Rawlings-Blake administration's 10-year financial plan, I spoke with the mayor's press secretary, Ian Brennan. We covered a lot of ground in our hourlong phone...
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