Officials Urge Residents to Avoid Ocean Until At Least Wednesday Morning

Officials Urge Residents to Avoid Ocean Until At Least Wednesday Morning

Los Angeles County health officials Tuesday urged residents to avoid swimming, surfing or playing in ocean waters around flowing storm drains, creeks and rivers until at least Wed ...

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LA Area Achieves Lowest Level of Pollution in Decades; Despite This, Still Among Most Polluted Cities

LA Area Achieves Lowest Level of Pollution in Decades; Despite This, Still Among Most Polluted Cities

The Los Angeles region achieved its lowest levels ever for unhealthy ozone days and for year-round particle pollution but still remains among the most polluted in the country, the ...

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Los Angeles and Long Beach Launch Air Pollution Reduction Programs

Los Angeles and Long Beach Launch Air Pollution Reduction Programs

Los Angeles and Long Beach harbor officials have devised a series of incentives and regulations aimed at reducing air pollution and meeting newly issued state standards for the fr ...

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L.A. Issues ‘No-Burn’ Order Today Citing Pollution Concerns

L.A. Issues ‘No-Burn’ Order Today Citing Pollution Concerns

Much of the Southland will be under a "no-burn" order today, meaning indoor fireplace use and outdoor wood burning will be prohibited due to pollution concerns. The South Coast Ai ...

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UCLA study: Los Angeles has some of worst air pollution in nation

UCLA study: Los Angeles has some of worst air pollution in nation

Los Angeles County's air quality has improved but continues to be some of the worst in the nation, while the area's groundwater and stormwater have excessive levels of pollution, ...

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California becomes first state to ban plastic grocery bags

California becomes first state to ban plastic grocery bags

California became the first state in the nation to ban plastic grocery bags today when Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation authored by a pair of Southland legislators that will pr ...

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