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Air Quality Officials Sue Vernon Battery Recycling Plant Over ‘Toxic Emissions’

The South Coast Air Quality Management District filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday against Exide Technologies.


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Study: LAX Neighbors May Be Exposed To Toxic Particles From Airport Activity

Residents living near LAX may be exposed to extremely tiny particles from airport activity that carry toxins into the lungs, according to a City Council member.


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OC Agrees To More Tests On Building That Allegedly Made Workers Sick

Orange County’s chief executive told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that a new series of tests would be conducted at a Social Services Agency building in Orange, where some current and former county employees claim they got sick.


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Eliminate Hidden Dangers To Build ‘The Healthy Home’

Are you living in a toxic home? Dr. Myron Wentz and his son, Dave Wentz, stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to spill secrets about hidden dangers, including toxins and chemicals, in your home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2011

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Mussel Quarantine Issued For California Coast

State and county health officials are warning recreational shellfish gatherers that it is unsafe to harvest shellfish from the California coast.