USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Stevenson Ranch Residents Fight Deep-Well Injection Sewage PlanLocal water experts have a plan to address chloride discharge from sewage plants in Stevenson Ranch, involving a deep-well injection system.
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.
Pioneering Researcher Behind State's Clean-Air Regulations DiesJames Pitts, a pioneering smog researcher whose work spurred California's ground-breaking clean-air regulations, has died. He was 93.
California Among 8 States Pledging To Put 3.3 Million Zero Emissions Cars On Roads By 2025The states represent about 23 percent of the U.S. auto market.
Study: Air Pollution From LAX Affects Residents Up To 10 Miles Away Residents near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are exposed to the same amount of toxic chemicals in the air as is found in hundreds of miles of freeway traffic, researchers said Thursday.
Heal The Bay: LA County Beaches Lead State In Poor Water QualityLos Angeles County beaches lead the state in poor water quality, according to Heal the Bay’s 24th annual Beach Report Card.
Officials Rally At Vernon Recycling Plant Urging Action To Address Chronic PollutersCommunity members and elected officials from across Los Angeles and Riverside held a rally Monday calling for statewide action to address chronic polluters.
Study: Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollution May Reduce Newborns' Skull SizeResearchers say pregnant women living near freeways or other places with high concentrations of air pollution may be at greater risk of delivering a baby with a smaller head.
Cooking With Gas Stove May Contribute To Indoor Pollution, Study SaysA new study shows that cooking with a gas stove could be contributing to “indoor” air pollution.
Local Officials Call For 'Immediate Accountability' For Vernon Recycling Plant Elected officials from several SoCal cities rallied Friday to demand "immediate accountability" for a Vernon battery manufacturer accused of polluting local neighborhoods.
Plant Allowed To Reopen Following Allegedly Unsafe Arsenic EmissionsA battery recycling business in Vernon has reopened after state officials shut it down for allegedly emitting unsafe levels of arsenic.
Bill Aims To Reduce Plastic Pollution Along Calif. Coast By 95 PercentIt's a common sight on the nation's beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage.
Tests Show SoCal Beach Bonfires Hurt Air QualityPreliminary testing released Wednesday by regional air quality officials found that smoke from the beach bonfires that dot the Southern California coastline pollutes the air in nearby neighborhoods and on the beaches themselves.
Environmental Group Threatens Lawsuit After City Council OKs Rail YardAn environmental advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit Thursday following a City Council vote to approve a new rail yard for the Port of Los Angeles.