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.
Federal regulators held a community meeting Wednesday to discuss the findings of a radiological investigation at a polluted testing site near Simi Valley.
Eleven companies and landowners blamed for polluting Southern California water supplies will pay about $6.6 million to clean up the contamination.
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.
The cancer-causing chemical made infamous in a Hollywood blockbuster is now the focus of a widening EPA investigation in the San Fernando Valley.
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 […]
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.
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.