Authorities have issued a residential no-burn alert Tuesday for the South Coast Air Basin – including the greater Los Angeles area, Orange County and the Inland Empire – due to a forecast of fine particle air pollution.
A residential no-burn alert was in effect Friday in the greater Los Angeles area, Orange County and the Inland Empire due to a forecast of fine particle air pollution, authorities said.
Officials announced Thursday that the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon has emitted risky levels of lead into the air, violating federal limits and endangering nearby residents’ health.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District Friday issued a smoke advisory for all of Orange County and portions of Los Angeles and Riverside counties.
Southland’s air-quality management agency is seeking the order after data showed Hixson Metal Finishing is the source of elevated levels of hexavalent chromium, a known human carcinogen.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday against Exide Technologies.