Trader Joe's To Pay $500K Penalty In Federal Emissions SettlementTrader Joe’s will pay a $500,000 penalty and take steps to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from refrigeration equipment at 453 stores as part of a settlement reached Tuesday with federal prosecutors and regulators.
California Regulators Reject Volkswagen Recall PlanCalifornia air quality regulators are rejecting Volkswagen's recall plan to fix vehicles including the Beetle and Jetta that were programmed to trick government emissions tests.
EPA: Volkswagen Cheats Again On Pollution TestsVolkswagen’s emission scandal grew as the German automaker was accused of cheating again, this time involving luxury vehicles.
Shell To Spend $55M To Clean Up Torrance Superfund SiteShell Oil Co. will spend $55 million to clean contaminated soil at a former Los Angeles County rubber plant under an agreement with the federal government.
Tons Of Contaminated Soil To Be Removed In Huntington ParkFederal and state officials plan to remove 5,600 tons of contaminated soil from the site of a former steel plant in the city of Huntington Park.
Gov. Jerry Brown Taking Part In LA Forum On Water ConservationDiscussing the state's future in the midst of a severe drought, Brown noted conservation "is a challenge for all the people of California."
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
A 'Star' Is Born: LA Ranked 2nd On List Of Energy Efficient CitiesTake a bow, Southern California: you're officially an "Energy Star".
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Lawsuit Demands Malibu Schools Remove Contaminated CaulkParents and teachers at a California school district where celebrities including Cindy Crawford have removed their children over fears about PCBs filed a lawsuit Monday demanding all caulk containing elevated levels of the contaminant be removed.