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  • Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.

     Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.
    Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties. As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...
  • California needs to get a grip on its groundwater

    California needs to get a grip on its groundwater
    It's not just reservoirs and aqueducts that are drying up in the state's drought. Under the ground, aquifers that store water relied on by more than three-quarters of Californians are being over-pumped, often to such an extent that the earth above them...
  • Chromium 6 water treatment facility to move

    Specialized machinery and processes used for filtering out chromium 6 from drinking water are set to be relocated from a less contaminated well to a well that is more tainted by the cancer-causing agent. The facility is currently housed at a well in a...
  • Local projects can keep the water flowing in L.A.

    To the editor: There's no denying Jim Newton's point that the issue of how water is sourced and distributed throughout California is contentious. Yet the future of Los Angeles' water supply is less about fighting others for water than it is about making...
  • L.A. council votes to pressure two banks to redo interest rate swaps

    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to seek to redo borrowing deals with two banks that advocates say are charging excessive interest rates and eating up money that could help with major infrastructure repairs. The vote made Los...
  • Is this a lawn-watering day? In Seal Beach, you'll have to know

    Is this a lawn-watering day? In Seal Beach, you'll have to know
    In response to the statewide drought, Seal Beach City Council members Monday voted unanimously to implement increased restrictions on outdoor water use in the city. Residents will be restricted to watering their lawns three days a week. Homes with even-...
  • L.A. Council calls for banks to renegotiate bond interest rates

    L.A. Council calls for banks to renegotiate bond interest rates
    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to try to get out of borrowing deals with banks that advocates say are siphoning off money from the city. But at the council meeting, questions arose about how and where the city could use any...
  • Too much yard watering can trigger fines in Laguna district

    Too much yard watering can trigger fines in Laguna district
    Laguna Beach County Water District customers may be fined for watering their yards more than three days a week after the district board voted unanimously Aug. 7 for stricter conservation measures. The district implemented voluntary conservation steps...
  • Kellogg pushes greener goals

    More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment. On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...
  • The contentious, complicated fight for water in California

    California's water system is an engineering marvel, a testament to generations of sustained investment and a vast, complex web of infrastructure. It makes Los Angeles possible. It is also in trouble. The system's brilliance is that a snowflake can...
  • 2 L.A. councilmen want city to stop watering its lawns

    2 L.A. councilmen want city to stop watering its lawns
    With California's drought worsening, two Los Angeles City Council members want the city to stop watering lawns on city property that aren't used for recreation and eventually replace them with native, drought-tolerant plants.  Councilmen Felipe...