Natural Resources Defense Council
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
An environmental law group sued the two major railroads operating in Los Angeles on Tuesday, alleging that diesel pollution from their trains is causing health problems for residents living near the yards.
A federal lawsuit says the Environmental Protection Agency failed to force officials to crack down on Los Angeles smog.
An environmental group sent letters Tuesday warning two of the country’s biggest rail companies to prepare for a federal lawsuit if they don’t undertake measures to clean up hazardous waste their facilities emit into the air from diesel engines in 16 California rail yards.
California pet product retailers and manufacturers have agreed to put warning labels on flea and tick collars that contain a cancer-causing chemical called propoxur.