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.
The blaze erupted at a paper recycling facility in the 14000 block of Marquardt Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday.
DWP Director of Water Operations Martin Adams says the agency has taken a leading role for consolidation in the state.
A spokesperson for Exide Technologies said Monday the temporary layoffs would affect 20 salaried workers and 104 hourly employees.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials made the announcement on Wednesday in the wake of increased fears over reported arsenic and lead leaks from the Exide Technologies facility.
KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports local officials are now working on water conservation and recycling projects they hope will receive state funding.
The City of Los Angeles is launching a recycling program for used kitchen oil and grease this weekend.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives Friday were investigating the discovery of a man’s body at a waste processing facility in the city of La Puente.
A consumer advocacy group says new documents show that officials were aware of dangerous arsenic emissions and leaky pipes releasing hazardous waste into the soil before ordering Exide Technologies to suspend operations in April.
As the summer fashion season approaches, some retailers are asking shoppers to recycle the old as they make way for the new.
Police sought the public’s help Wednesday in identifying a person of interest in connection with a recent three-alarm fire at an Anaheim recycling center.
A City Council committee may take legal action over the alleged release of potentially toxic material by a Vernon-based company.
Irvine police have arrested a 35-year-old Buena Park man they accuse of attempted grand theft of copper wiring.
An online rewards program for recycling kicked off Friday as the city of Long Beach along with Recyclebank offer residents discounts and deals for recycling their own trash.
It turns out “saving the earth” may be costing local businesses millions of dollars.