It’s a common sight on the nation’s beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.
Preliminary testing released Wednesday by regional air quality officials found that smoke from the beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline pollutes the air in nearby neighborhoods and on the beaches themselves.
An environmental advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit Thursday following a City Council vote to approve a new rail yard for the Port of Los Angeles.
Parts of California are well known for their pollution, and a recent study is helping to pinpoint the most severe contributors.
A typical homeowner would pay about $4.50 per month, but the actual amount paid would be determined by the amount of runoff their parcel generates.
A vote by port officials Thursday could clear the way for a $500 million railway project at the Port of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles area still has some of the nation’s dirtiest air, but a study released Thursday concluded cars are belching far fewer pollution-causing fumes.
Local environmental groups have issued a stunning accusation against Six Flags Magic Mountain, claiming that the popular theme park is polluting the Santa Clara River.
Federal and local officials say they’re introducing a strict new pollution plan to eliminate beach closures and reduce trash and toxic chemicals in 175 Los Angeles-area waterways.
California beachgoers enjoyed another summer of clean water, according to an annual study released Tuesday.
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.
(KFWB 980) — Long Beach needs to reduce smog. Phil Hulett spoke with Sam Atwood, the spokesman for the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
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.
SeaWorld San Diego plans to stop giving out plastic bags at the park’s gift stores beginning June 18.
New research suggests that polution in Southern California may be harming our brains.