Oil companies in California have been allowed to dump waste materials into underground aquifers that hold water for irrigation and drinking, according to an Associated Press report.
Eleven Huntington Beach schools will remain closed for at least another week after an expert confirmed Tuesday a classroom tested positive for asbestos.
Hazardous materials workers on Monday began removing lead-contaminated dirt from the yard of a home near the Vernon plant.
As West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens, KCAL9 Takes A Look Inside SoCal’s ‘Quarantine Center’ For Infectious Disease
Infectious disease specialists took KCAL9’s Serene Branson inside Olive View – UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar – one of the largest isolation units in the Southland dedicated to decontamination.
A study has found lead contamination in the soil surrounding a controversial battery recycling plant in Vernon, according to state regulators.
A California company is recalling approximately 181,620 pounds of ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wrap products due to the risk that they may be contaminated with E. coli.
A Northern California produce supplier said Sunday it is voluntarily recalling romaine lettuce that was shipped to 19 states, Puerto Rico and Canada over fears about possible E. coli contamination.
Federal food safety inspectors say prepared barbecue chicken salads sold at Trader Joe’s are being recalled because they contain diced onions that may be contaminated with the potentially deadly listeria bacteria.
Eleven companies and landowners blamed for polluting Southern California water supplies will pay about $6.6 million to clean up the contamination.
More than 1,000 former residents and neighbors of a Willowbrook Apartment complex are seeking environmental justice, claiming that their illnesses are related to contamination in the ground below.
Yamaya USA, Inc. is recalling its Yamaya Masago because it may be contaminated with listeria.
Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. is recalling more ground turkey products because of possible salmonella contamination.
The United States Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday the recall of 36 million pounds of Cargill ground turkey that was linked to a death in California..
Federal regulators say six aerospace companies have agreed to pay nearly $4 million to investigate contamination and expand treatment capacity at two San Fernando Valley groundwater sites.
El Guapo brand shelled walnuts sold in Southern California have been recalled because of possible salmonella bacteria contamination.