Environmental Protection Agency
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
Officials announced Thursday that the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon has emitted risky levels of lead into the air, violating federal limits and endangering nearby residents’ health.
Los Angeles has topped the list of cities with the highest number of energy efficient buildings for the sixth year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s annual report, released Thursday.
Nearly 2,000 acres of land that include Orange County’s proposed Great Park have been removed from the list of federal Superfund sites after a $165 million cleanup.
A new study shows that cooking with a gas stove could be contributing to “indoor” air pollution.
Wal-Mart will pay $81.6 million after pleading guilty to criminal charges of improperly disposing of fertilizer, pesticides and other hazardous products that were pulled from stores in California and Missouri because of damaged packaging.
This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.
Parts of California are well known for their pollution, and a recent study is helping to pinpoint the most severe contributors.
Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
Federal and local officials say they’re introducing a strict new pollution plan to eliminate beach closures and reduce trash and toxic chemicals in 175 Los Angeles-area waterways.
State environmental regulators say they have settled on an acceptable level for the carcinogen hexavalent chromium in drinking water, the first step in protecting the public.
A federal lawsuit says the Environmental Protection Agency failed to force officials to crack down on Los Angeles smog.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has told the developer of a 60,000-resident community along the Santa Clara River that it will not tolerate the harm or killing of any endangered California condors during construction.
The Environmental Protection Agency says contamination is spreading from an old coastal Oxnard metal recycling plant, which is now a federal Superfund site.