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.
One of California’s most powerful lawmakers is demanding action after documents were uncovered detailing trucks leaving toxic waste on Southern California freeways.
Some Malibu school facilities may contain illegal levels of a toxic compound that is dramatically higher than previously reported, according to a parent-teacher coalition.
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.
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.
An urban oil field blamed for causing chronic respiratory illnesses and nosebleeds in a South Los Angeles neighborhood will be modified to prevent leaks and decrease pollution.
An early-season rain storm scuttled plans Thursday for Mayor Eric Garcetti kayak down the Los Angeles River with the nation’s top environmental official.
Federal regulators have ordered a public water system on an American Indian reservation in the Coachella Valley after high levels of arsenic were found in the drinking water, officials said Tuesday.
Federal regulators will begin testing pollution levels in the air near freeways in Southern California and across the nation next year.
The disputed facility is located on North Gaffney Street, where some tanks hold massive amounts of liquid petroleum product.
A plan has been approved to reduce the city’s dependence on imported water by building the world’s largest groundwater treatment center in the San Fernando Basin.
Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.