Shell To Spend $55M To Clean Up Torrance Superfund SiteShell Oil Co. will spend $55 million to clean contaminated soil at a former Los Angeles County rubber plant under an agreement with the federal government.
Tons Of Contaminated Soil To Be Removed In Huntington ParkFederal and state officials plan to remove 5,600 tons of contaminated soil from the site of a former steel plant in the city of Huntington Park.
Gov. Jerry Brown Taking Part In LA Forum On Water ConservationDiscussing the state's future in the midst of a severe drought, Brown noted conservation "is a challenge for all the people of California."
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
A 'Star' Is Born: LA Ranked 2nd On List Of Energy Efficient CitiesTake a bow, Southern California: you're officially an "Energy Star".
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Lawsuit Demands Malibu Schools Remove Contaminated CaulkParents and teachers at a California school district where celebrities including Cindy Crawford have removed their children over fears about PCBs filed a lawsuit Monday demanding all caulk containing elevated levels of the contaminant be removed.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
Uncovered: Battery Facility Trucks Leaked Toxic Waste On Calif. Roads For 25 YearsOne of California's most powerful lawmakers is demanding action after documents were uncovered detailing trucks leaving toxic waste on Southern California freeways.
Report: Toxicity Levels At Malibu Schools Higher Than Previously ThoughtSome Malibu school facilities may contain illegal levels of a toxic compound that is dramatically higher than previously reported, according to a parent-teacher coalition.
Regulators Hear From Wilmington Residents On Plan To Curb Refinery EmissionsFederal regulators will be in one of the nation's largest petroleum-producing areas to hold public hearings on a proposal aimed at reducing toxic air pollution through tough new controls on oil refineries.
EPA Claims Exide Battery Recycling Plant Has Repeatedly Violated Lead Emission StandardsOfficials 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.