Just days after Governor Jerry Brown ordered state-wide reductions during one of the worst droughts in the state’s history, the Val Verde facilities lost a total of 82,000 gallons following a water pump malfunction.
L.A. County Fire Department personnel were on the scene following reports of the incident near the 5 Freeway just after 11 p.m.
A big rig jackknifed and spilled roughly 42,000 gallons of honey on the northbound 605 Freeway Monday afternoon, backing up traffic for miles in the City of Industry.
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.
Ventura County health officials say more than 2,000 gallons of sewage spilled onto the ground and into a storm water drain in Thousand Oaks.
A big rig carrying 20 tons of asphalt overturned on the 405 Freeway Sunday, dumping its load.
Dozens of oiled seabirds have been found beached and covered in oil along the Santa Barbara coast this month, animal rescue officials said Monday.
A gravel spill on the Riverside (91) Freeway left all but one lane shut down in Anaheim on Monday.
The Long Beach Health Department has closed all beaches in the Alamitos Bay amid an early October heat wave.
At least two people were injured Friday morning when a Metrolink commuter train and a big rig collided in Camarillo.
Hazmat crews worked to contain a fuel spill near Peter’s Landing Marina in the Huntington Harbour area.
The oil traveled more than a mile through a flood control channel on the Morongo Indian reservation, but no evacuations were necessary.
A truck carrying hay twice lost part of its load on a mountain highway in Idyllwild Friday, halting traffic for several hours the California Highway Patrol reported.
A high school English teacher recounts how he left his job to go hunting for tens of thousands of bath toys lost at sea and the impact they have on the world’s ocean ecology.
BP PLC says it is selling its Southern California gasoline business as part of a major restructuring after last year’s catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.