Smoke Advisory Issued For LA County Areas Near Blue Ridge FireThe smoke advisory was issued by the South Coast Air Quality Management District for south central, south east, south coastal and southwest coast Los Angeles County. The advisory will remain in effect until Tuesday night.
Unhealthy Air Quality For All Declared Across LA CountyResidents are advised to limit their outdoor exposure and avoid strenuous activities until the smoke clears.
Southern California Air Quality Even Worse With Extreme Heat, WildfiresAir quality tends to deteriorate in Southern California’s hot summer months, but wildfires burning Azusa, Palmdale and Lake Piru have exacerbated the situation.
Fire In Santa Clarita Valley 85-Percent ContainedCrews bracing for another round of dry winds are dousing hot spots as they continue to build containment lines around a smoky fire that forced weekend evacuations in the Santa Clarita Valley north of Los Angeles.
Regulators To Meet Saturday To Review Plan To Burn Methane Leaking In Porter RanchSoCal Gas Co. is building a system that will burn off some of the methane in a special incinerator.
Crews Try Again To Plug Uncontained Gas Leak In Porter RanchCrews on Saturday were trying to stop a leak Saturday from a massive natural gas storage well that has persisted for three weeks outside Los Angeles and alarmed nearby residents concerned for their safety and sickened by the stench.
Blast-Damaged Torrance Refinery Has Faced Cal/OSHA PenaltiesDocuments from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health indicate that the Torrance Exxon Mobil refinery where a blast took place on Wednesday has faced more than $100,000 in proposed penalties for inspection violations over the past five years.
No-Burn Alert Declared For Most Of Southern CaliforniaA residential no-burn alert was in effect Friday in the greater Los Angeles area, Orange County and the Inland Empire due to a forecast of fine particle air pollution, authorities said.
No-Burn Alert Issued For Southern CaliforniaA ban on burning wood was issued Monday for the South Coast Air Basin, which includes the greater Los Angeles area, Orange County and the Inland Empire.
No-Burn Alert Issued For 2nd Day In Southern CaliforniaSouthern California air quality regulators are banning wood burning for the second day in a row because of excessive air pollution.
No-Burn Alert Issued For Southern CaliforniaSouthern California air quality regulators are issuing a no-burn alert for Monday, advising residents not to burn wood or fire logs because of excessive air pollution.
Study: Southern California's Air Quality Getting HealthierThe cancer risk from air pollution in Southern California has dropped by more than 50 percent since 2005, according a study released Thursday by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
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.
Smoke Advisory Issued For Portions Of Riverside, OC CountiesAuthorities have issued a smoke advisory for portions of Riverside and Orange counties as winds push smoke into the area from multiple fires burning in San Diego County.
Smoke Advisory Issued For OC, Portions Of LA And Riverside CountiesThe South Coast Air Quality Management District Friday issued a smoke advisory for all of Orange County and portions of Los Angeles and Riverside counties.