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Air Pollution

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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

Toyota Issues Prius Recall Over Cooling Pump Issue

Feds, California To Propose New Fuel Rules

The federal government and California say they will coordinate on new proposals to increase vehicle fuel efficiency for future cars and trucks by Sept. 1.

01/24/2011

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SoCal Air District Considers Emission Credits

The governing board for Southern California’s anti-smog agency is expected to consider a plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credits.

01/07/2011

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Feds: Smoggy SoCal At Risk Of Losing Highway Funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has threatened to pull federal funds for highways if Southern California doesn’t crack down on air pollution.

11/08/2010

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