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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.


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Environmental Group Sues Railroads Over LA Pollution

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2011

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EPA Sued Over Los Angeles Smog

A federal lawsuit says the Environmental Protection Agency failed to force officials to crack down on Los Angeles smog.


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Environmental Groups Threaten Rail Companies With Lawsuits Over Dirty Rail Yards

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.


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Flea Collar Producers Agree To New Cancer Warning Label

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2010