Federal regulators will be in one of the nation’s largest petroleum-producing areas to hold public hearings on a proposal aimed at reducing toxic air pollution through tough new controls on oil refineries.
Southland truck drivers and local business leaders Thursday staged a protest over what they say is a hidden gas tax under California’s “cap and trade” program.
A spokesperson for Exide Technologies said Monday the temporary layoffs would affect 20 salaried workers and 104 hourly employees.
Southland’s air-quality management agency is seeking the order after data showed Hixson Metal Finishing is the source of elevated levels of hexavalent chromium, a known human carcinogen.
Residents at a town hall meeting Tuesday called for the closure of a controversial battery recycling plant that state agencies charge has spread hazardous pollution into the air and groundwater.
State regulators have reached a deal with a Southern California battery recycler accused of releasing toxic air emissions that might have threatened the health of more than 100,000 people.
Southern California Edison, which owns San Onofre, said the utility’s greenhouse emissions rose last year after the plant shut down due to safety and equipment issues.
Los Angeles skies are less smoggy, a sign that emission-control strategies are working, new research has found.
Business leaders statewide are voicing strong opposition to a landmark cap-and-trade auction program that took effect on Wednesday.
Cargo ships arriving at the port complex in Long Beach are about to go electric.
The American Lung Association’s annual “State of the Air Report” shows the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside region is the most polluted area for ozone levels in the U.S.
Southern California’s anti-smog agency overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credit.
Three former California governors have teamed up with a state business group to warn emissions regulators against hurting the prospects of an economic recovery.
A new poll shows a ballot initiative that would suspend California’s greenhouse gas emissions law losing support.