29_35x90 knx_35x90
CBSLA WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Info | Watch Josh's Live Demo

environmental

A man works on his car in front of his home which is located beside an oil refinery in Wilmington. (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Regulators Hear From Wilmington Residents On Plan To Curb Refinery Emissions

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.

07/16/2014

(credit: CBS)

Environmental Activists Push For Input On 710 Corridor Project

A coalition of community and environmental activists rallied Wednesday to demand Sacramento hear their concerns before any major freeway expansion construction begins along the 710 Freeway.

10/09/2013

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Environmental Group Threatens Lawsuit After City Council OKs Rail Yard

An environmental advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit Thursday following a City Council vote to approve a new rail yard for the Port of Los Angeles.

05/09/2013

(credit: CBS)

Contaminated Ground Near Willowbrook Day Care Spawns Controversy, Lawsuit

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.

11/10/2011

In this rendering released by AEG, the proposed football stadium to house a NFL team in Los Angeles, California is seen. (credit: Illustration by AEG/Getty Images)

AEG Moves To Limit Environmental Lawsuits Over Farmer’s Field

Will developers of a potential football stadium in downtown Los Angeles get special treatment in Sacramento when it comes to environmental law?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/26/2011

(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

120-Acre Forest Lawn Expansion To Proceed Despite Environmental Fears

A long-term expansion plan at Forest Lawn Cemetery will move forward despite opposition from environmental activists.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/20/2011

(FILE/AP)

Costumed Environmentalist Group Arrested Outside Disney Studios

The protesters were unhappy with Disney’s use of paper products in children’s books that supposedly come from endangered rain forests in Indonesia.

05/18/2011

(credit: Getty Images)

Study: $5 Gas Not Enough To Give Green Light To Hybrid Cars

The main reason: shoppers fear the high price tag for most hybrid and electric vehicles may be too high to offset the savings they can expect at the pump.

04/27/2011

(Gensler/AEG)

Councilman Opposes Break For LA Stadium

A Los Angeles City Councilman has introduced
a motion that would oppose any efforts by the developer of a downtown NFL stadium to seek relief from the state’s environmental review process.

02/08/2011

(Getty Images)

Hahn: ‘Clean Up’ LA Toxic Zones With ‘Green’ Jobs

A group of City Council members sought Friday to create environmental “green zones” in communities with a concentration of industrial facilities.

01/21/2011

lobster roll

Foam Container Ban Approved L.A. County Facilities

In a nod to environmentalists, Los Angeles County supervisors have voted to ban foam food containers at most county facilities, including restaurants, catering trucks, hospitals, golf courses and concessions.

09/23/2010

(credit: File)

Calif. Senate Blocks Ban On Plastic Bags

Paper or plastic? Lawmakers have killed a bill that would’ve all but done away with that question.

09/01/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,322 other followers