Landfill Supervisor Found 'Inner Nerd' To Learn How To Manage Our TrashAmanda Duchesne didn't think she'd make it as a scientist. But she found her "inner nerd" and now manages trash storage at a Simi Valley landfill.
Bell Gardens Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Allow For Composting Of Human RemainsAssemblymember Cristina Garcia on Tuesday introduced Assembly Bill 2592, permitting "reduction of human remains," a process of converting remains to soil.
Environmental Advocates Protest Removal Of Ficus Trees Destroying Sidewalks, StreetsAdvocates say they don't want to give up the trees and worry they'll be left with a concrete neighborhood if the city cuts down the trees.
Volunteers Clean Up LA RiverVolunteers got a head start on Earth Day today. They showed up along the LA River to clean it up. Joy Benedict shows us some of the trash that they picked up.
Calls For Evidence-Based Policies At March For ScienceMajor marches in downtown L.A. and hundreds of other cities around the world all promoted science today. People at these rallies are calling for science to play a bigger role in deciding big issues like guns and immigration. Joy Benedict was at today's rally downtown.
Runyon Canyon Park Upgrade Study ApprovedThe Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to start a study for potential upgrades. They include safety and environmental improvements.
Schwarzenegger Calls On Climate Activists To Change MethodsMovie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants environmental activists to give more attention to immediate health hazards like air and water pollution.
State Water Board Sets Enviro Rules for Cannabis CultivationOn Tuesday, the State Water Board adopted new environmental rules for cannabis cultivation to protect water flows and water quality in rivers and streams.
LA Leaders Lash Out Against Trump Order Reversing Environmental PoliciesThe executive order signed by President Trump seeks to eliminate the Clean Power Plan.
Malibu Residents To Cover $31M Tab For Beach Restoration ProjectLocal homeowners along one of Malibu's most high-profile stretches of real estate plan to spend $31 million to protect their homes from flooding.
Only On 2: Head Of Agency Charged With Cleaning Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery Plant TalksAnthony Guiterrez, who grew up just a few blocks from Exide, said he was suffering from brain cancer.
How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-FriendlyJune is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration's toll on the environment, and for many couples, that's a big concern.
Plan To Build 18-Story Observatory On Sacred Hawaiian Mountain Draws Worldwide Ire“When you think of Hawaii what do you think of? You think of beautiful oceans, palm trees -- you don’t want to look at a building,” said Miki Lani.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
Fisherman Sues Pipeline Owner Over Santa Barbara Oil SpillA commercial fisherman sued the owner of the oil pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast, alleging the environmental disaster would cause decades of harm to the shore and hurt many businesses.