A new form of solar energy is having an unwanted side effect: It makes some birds ignite in midair.
Hazardous materials workers on Monday began removing lead-contaminated dirt from the yard of a home near the Vernon plant.
Officials with a Vernon battery recycling plant have agreed to implement tough new pollution control standards after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at dozens of nearby homes.
Customers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric are angry they’ve been asked to share the multi-billion tab with the utility companies after the shutdown of the faulty nuclear generating station.
The blaze erupted at a paper recycling facility in the 14000 block of Marquardt Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday.
The City of Irwindale has officially dropped its public nuisance complaint against the hot sauce maker after local residents said the factory was creating an unbearable chili odor.
Officials from Texas Monday toured the Sriracha plant in Irwindale in an attempt to lure the business to the Lone Star state.
Inland Empire residents were being urged Friday to suspend outdoor watering and limit indoor use through the weekend.
Residents and businesses across the Southland are being asked to cut back on their water use over the next several days while a regional water treatment plant is shut down for drought-related upgrades.
A spokesperson for Exide Technologies said Monday the temporary layoffs would affect 20 salaried workers and 104 hourly employees.
Aircraft manufacturing company Boeing announced Monday that it will close its C-17 assembly plant in Long Beach about three months earlier than previously planned.
Residents demanded answers from Exide Technologies officials Wednesday night at a community forum held to discuss recent results of soil testing that found elevated lead levels in soil near the facility.
A paper recycling plant went up in flames in the city of Commerce overnight, authorities said.
Concerned citizens and community groups were given the opportunity Friday to sound off about potential public health hazards linked to chemical storage facilities across the Southland.
An L.A. Superior Court judge has ordered the Sriracha plant to partially shut down after receiving odor complaints from nearby Irwindale residents.