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Boeing Moves Up Planned Closure Of Long Beach Plant

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.

04/07/2014

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Exide Plant Under Fire Again Over Health Hazards

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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Commerce Paper Recycling Plant Catches Fire Overnight

A paper recycling plant went up in flames in the city of Commerce overnight, authorities said.

01/12/2014

Residents living near this Dow Chemical Company plant in Torrance and other local facilities had the chance to sound off Friday. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds Hear Concerns From Angelenos Over Chemical Facility Risks

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2014

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Judge Orders Partial Shutdown Of Sriracha Plant Because Of Odor

An L.A. Superior Court judge has ordered the Sriracha plant to partially shut down after receiving odor complaints from nearby Irwindale residents.

11/26/2013

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Sriracha Plant Faces Fresh Shutdown Effort Over Odor Complaints

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge was expected Friday to rule on whether to grant a request to temporarily shut down an Irwindale chili sauce factory over complaints from local residents.

11/22/2013

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Anti-Aging ‘Super Cream,’ Made From Toxic Plant, Winning Fans

Before and after pictures of NeriumAD users suggest they may have found the fountain of youth – and they’ve signed on to sell it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2013

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Barbara Boxer Slams Feds Over Probe Into San Onofre Plant Shutdown

Sen. Barbara Boxer says federal regulators might be improperly withholding records on the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant

11/21/2013

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Local Officials Call For ‘Immediate Accountability’ For Vernon Recycling Plant

Elected officials from several SoCal cities rallied Friday to demand “immediate accountability” for a Vernon battery manufacturer accused of polluting local neighborhoods.

10/11/2013

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Residents Demand Closure Of Vernon Battery Recycling Plant In Heated Town Hall Meeting

Residents at a town hall meeting Tuesday called for the closure of a controversial battery recycling plant that state agencies charge has spread hazardous pollution into the air and groundwater.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

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Calif., Battery Recycler Reach Deal On Emissions

State regulators have reached a deal with a Southern California battery recycler accused of releasing toxic air emissions that might have threatened the health of more than 100,000 people.

CBS Los Angeles–10/07/2013

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Boeing To End C-17 Airlifter Production, Close Long Beach Plant In 2015

Boeing Co. announced Wednesday that it will end production of its C-17 Globemaster III military cargo jet and close the final assembly plant in Long Beach in 2015.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2013

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County To Offer Free Blood Testing For Residents Near Vernon Battery Recycler

Residents who live near a Vernon battery recycling plant are being offered free blood testing to detect possible lead poisoning, according to reports.

09/13/2013

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Long Beach Boeing Plant To Roll Out Last C-17 Cargo Plane For U.S. Military

It’s the end of an era for a Boeing assembly plant in Long Beach.

09/09/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

It’s not like taking a trip to Disneyland, or hitting the beach.

09/06/2013

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