Air Quality

More Families Flee Porter Ranch Homes Over Potentially Noxious Gas Leak"I would never have imagined that we would have to move out because the quality of the air was so toxic and poisoned," said Susan Gorman-Chang.
UCLA Report: LA County Air, Groundwater Excessively PollutedA 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.
Children In Southern California Breathing Easier, Study SaysSmog-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.
Smoke Advisory Issued For Portions Of Riverside, OC CountiesAuthorities 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.
State Regulators Demand OC Metal Plant Make Major Changes Or Shut DownThe South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) issued notices to the County saying -- Hixson poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors.
Air Quality Officials Sue Vernon Battery Recycling Plant Over 'Toxic Emissions'The South Coast Air Quality Management District filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday against Exide Technologies.
Study: Los Angeles Smog Pollution On The Decline Los Angeles skies are less smoggy, a sign that emission-control strategies are working, new research has found.
Air Quality Could Reach ‘Unhealthy’ Range In Fire-Ravaged AreasLos 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.
Residents Near Vernon Plant May Have Been Exposed To Arsenic A City Council committee may take legal action over the alleged release of potentially toxic material by a Vernon-based company.
2 OC Cities Fight Over Potential Fire Ring BanA meeting Thursday will help determine the fate of fire rings on two popular Orange County beaches.
Pollution Experts Say Carmageddon II Will Help Clear The Air That deep breath you take this weekend? Thank Carmageddon II.
Salton Sea The Culprit Of SoCal Stink Air quality investigators have confirmed that a foul stench that stretched across Southern California came from the Salton Sea.
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