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Pollution

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Study: LA Subway Air Up To Twice As Dirty As Light Rail System

A new study shows commuters on the Red Line subway may be exposed to up to twice as many hazardous air pollutants as commuters on the Gold Line light rail system.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/28/2011

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KFWB On Your Corner: Cutting Down On Pollution

(KFWB 980) — Long Beach needs to reduce smog. Phil Hulett spoke with Sam Atwood, the spokesman for the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

06/24/2011

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Some Gains, But SoCal Still Tops List For Worst Air Quality

The American Lung Association’s annual “State of the Air Report” shows the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside region is the most polluted area for ozone levels in the U.S.

04/27/2011

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SeaWorld San Diego Plans To Stop Using Plastic Bags

SeaWorld San Diego plans to stop giving out plastic bags at the park’s gift stores beginning June 18.

04/23/2011

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USC Researchers Say Pollution May Be Harming Our Brains

New research suggests that polution in Southern California may be harming our brains.

04/07/2011

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Take The Mayor’s Challenge: Clean Water Pledge

The Mayor’s Challenge encourages cities to register residents for an online water conservation pledge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2011

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Appeals Court Blames LA County For Ocean Pollution

A California appeals court has sided with environmentalists in a decision that blames Los Angeles County and its flood control district for sending polluted runoff into the Pacific Ocean.

03/11/2011

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Anti-Smog Agency Allows Companies To Pollute By Purchasing Credit

Southern California’s anti-smog agency overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credit.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/04/2011

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Southern California Air Board Approves Pollution Program

Southern California’s anti-smog agency overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan that would allow companies to pollute by purchasing emission credits.

02/04/2011

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Surf Along Alisa Beach Off Limits Due To Sewage Spill

The surf along Aliso Beach is off limits Saturday due to a sewage spill that ran into the ocean via Aliso Creek.

01/29/2011

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Health Officials Warn About Post-Rain Ocean Pollution

Health officials are asking the public to stay out of the ocean for at least 72 hours after Wednesday’s rain.

12/29/2010

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California Set For Smog Check Overhaul

California may be set for an upgrade to its smog check system for drivers as lawmakers push for testing devices that plug directly into a car’s computer.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/19/2010

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SoCal Ports To Consider More Cuts In Pollution

Officials from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are considering whether to adopt a plan that aims to aggressively reduce harmful pollutants from ships and trains.

10/06/2010

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