Shelly Backlar, Director of Friends of the LA River, visited the KCAL9 studios Thursday to talk about tThe 23rd Annual La Gran Limpieza: The Great Los Angeles River CleanUp on Saturday from 9AM to Noon at 15 locations.
A California water board has ordered Shell Oil to clean up a Carson neighborhood that was built on top of an oil storage facility that could hold up to 140 million gallons of oil.
It could take a week — and the smell could get pretty bad — before crews manage to scoop and vacuum up tons of dead sardines from a Southern California marina.
Cleanup crews are scheduled to return Wednesday to the site where millions of small fish, primarily sardines, were found dead at Redondo Beach’s King Harbor.
State and federal officials have signed agreements to remove all contamination and return the site of a partial nuclear meltdown just outside Los Angeles back to its natural state.