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No-Burn Alert Takes Effect Monday For Parts Of SoCal

Officials are issuing a no-burn alert Monday for residents in greater Los Angeles, Orange County and the Inland Empire.

12/07/2014

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No-Burn Alert Issued For Southern California

Southern California air quality regulators are issuing a no-burn alert for Monday, advising residents not to burn wood or fire logs because of excessive air pollution.

11/10/2014

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Study: Southern California’s Air Quality Getting Healthier

The cancer risk from air pollution in Southern California has dropped by more than 50 percent since 2005, according a study released Thursday by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

10/02/2014

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Pioneering Researcher Behind State’s Clean-Air Regulations Dies

James Pitts, a pioneering smog researcher whose work spurred California’s ground-breaking clean-air regulations, has died. He was 93.

06/19/2014

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Fight Skin Aging Due To Air Pollution With Clarisonic

Air pollution is not only bad for your health, it also makes you look older!

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2014

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Report: SoCal Tops List For Worst Air Pollution In U.S.

Southern California is back at the top of the list for having the worst air pollution in the country.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014

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Drought Pushing More Air Pollution Into Southern California As No-Burn Alerts Triple

Southern California has seen 16 no-burn alerts this winter – compared to five last year – with the hardest hit areas in the San Joaquin Valley.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/05/2014

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California EPA Study Reveals Most Polluted Cities

Parts of California are well known for their pollution, and a recent study is helping to pinpoint the most severe contributors.

04/23/2013

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UCLA Researchers Find Potential Link Between Air Pollution And Childhood Cancer

UCLA researchers have found a possible link between auto pollution exposure and several childhood cancers, officials at the university’s Fielding School of Public Health said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2013

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USC Researchers Link Autism With Breathing Air Pollution

USC researchers say they have evidence that links autism with breathing air pollution.

11/26/2012

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Pollution Experts Say Carmageddon II Will Help Clear The Air

That deep breath you take this weekend? Thank Carmageddon II.

09/28/2012

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Study: Air Pollution From Burger Joints Worse Than Trucks

A UC Riverside study found that commercially cooked hamburgers cause more air pollution than diesel trucks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2012

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Study: Cleaner Cars Helping To Reduce LA Pollution

The Los Angeles area still has some of the nation’s dirtiest air, but a study released Thursday concluded cars are belching far fewer pollution-causing fumes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2012

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You Thought LA Was Bad? Residents In This Town Say The Air Makes Them Nauseous

It’s the Mecca everyone wants to make a pilgrimage away from.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2011

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Anti-Smog Agency Allows Companies To Pollute By Purchasing Credit

Southern California’s anti-smog agency overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credit.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/04/2011

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