A UCLA study released Tuesday found that while Los Angeles County’s air quality has gotten nominally better, the area’s groundwater and stormwater have excessive levels of pollution.
Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. Los Angeles was a tough place to breathe several decades ago but a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region’s youngest residents.
Authorities have issued a smoke advisory for portions of Riverside and Orange counties as winds push smoke into the area from multiple fires burning in San Diego County.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) issued notices to the County saying — Hixson poses an “unacceptably high” cancer risk to its neighbors.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday against Exide Technologies.
Los Angeles skies are less smoggy, a sign that emission-control strategies are working, new research has found.
Los Angeles-area smog experts Sunday warned that air quality could reach an “unhealthy range” in areas impacted by smoke from the raging 19,500-acre Powerhouse Fire.
A City Council committee may take legal action over the alleged release of potentially toxic material by a Vernon-based company.
A meeting Thursday will help determine the fate of fire rings on two popular Orange County beaches.
That deep breath you take this weekend? Thank Carmageddon II.
Air quality investigators have confirmed that a foul stench that stretched across Southern California came from the Salton Sea.
Curious about the quality of air you’re breathing? The American Lung Association in Los Angeles is offering a free smartphone app that provides detailed information about air quality wherever you happen to be.
Southern California air quality regulators have announced a major study focusing on the San Bernardino rail yard, a national trade gateway that has also previously found to pose the greatest health risk of any rail yard in the state.
One of the top do-it-yourself outlets in the U.S. faces a lawsuit for selling products that regulators say could damage the environment.
It’s the Mecca everyone wants to make a pilgrimage away from.