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.
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.
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.
Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Environmental Protection Agency to act urgently to save the town of Mecca from seeing more people fall ill.
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.
Trace amounts of radioactive elements consistent with the earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant in Japan were detected by monitors in Anaheim and Riverside, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.
Federal environmental regulators say they are adding more radiation monitors in the western United States and Pacific territories as concerns rise over exposure from damaged nuclear plants in Japan.
The operators of Bob Hope Airport in Burbank have settled a lawsuit against the Lockheed Martin Corp. by agreeing to contribute $2 million to a multimillion dollar effort to clean up groundwater pollution at the airport.
The Environmental Protection Agency says contamination is spreading from an old coastal Oxnard metal recycling plant, which is now a federal Superfund site.
California environmental officials plan to reconvene a task force early next year to further examine issues associated with regulating toxic chemicals in consumer products.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says the agency would likely tighten drinking water standards.