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Congressman Calls For Tighter Regulation Of San Pedro Gas Storage Facility

The disputed facility is located on North Gaffney Street, where some tanks hold massive amounts of liquid petroleum product.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

A proposed groundwater treatment complex in the San Fernando Basin will include centralized and localized treatment facilities in the vicinity of LADWP’s North Hollywood, Rinaldi-Toluca and Tujunga Wellfield. (courtesy DWP)

DWP To Slash Water Imports With San Fernando Basin Treatment Facility

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.

06/24/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

Workers conducting subsurface soil sampling in Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Site with a direct push drill rig. (courtesy EPA)

EPA: ‘Some Concern’ Over Possible Transport Of Soil From Santa Susana

Federal regulators held a community meeting Wednesday to discuss the findings of a radiological investigation at a polluted testing site near Simi Valley.

12/12/2012

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Businesses, Landowners Will Pay $6.6M To Fund Toxic Cleanup In South El Monte

Eleven companies and landowners blamed for polluting Southern California water supplies will pay about $6.6 million to clean up the contamination.

05/15/2012

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Arsenic Detected In Many Popular Foods, Beverages

Arsenic is a dangerous poison that for decades has frightened people by its name alone, but now the substance is finding its way into popular foods.

05/02/2012

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EPA: ‘We Know’ Of Chromium-6 Contamination In Burbank, Glendale Drinking Water

The cancer-causing chemical made infamous in a Hollywood blockbuster is now the focus of a widening EPA investigation in the San Fernando Valley.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/21/2012

Honda Natural Gas Powered Civic

Honda Sees Green at the LA Auto Show

Honda unveiled two new vehicles at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show: The first was an all-electric version of its Fit subcompact; a commuter car that will run up to 123 highway miles on a […]

11/20/2011

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Feds: Calif. Pesticide Regulators Discriminated Against Latino School Kids

The complaint claimed state regulators put kids at risk because they continually approved the use of methyl bromide near schools in agricultural areas that are heavily Hispanic.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/26/2011

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Regulators Moving To Protect Drinking Water From Carcinogen

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2011

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Feds Tell Newhall Ranch Developer Not To Harm Endangered Condors

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.

06/09/2011

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Developer Gets 4 Years In Prison For Violating Asbestos Handling Laws

A developer has been sentenced to four years in prison for violating asbestos handling laws during the renovation of an apartment complex in the San Fernando Valley.

06/08/2011

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Boxer Asks EPA To Save Desert Families From Stinky Odor

Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Environmental Protection Agency to act urgently to save the town of Mecca from seeing more people fall ill.

05/06/2011

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Many Of USA’s Radiation Detectors Were Out Of Service After Japan Leak

Part of the nation’s radiation warning system was out of service as the U.S. braced for possible exposure to the fallout from Japan’s nuclear crisis.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2011

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