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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • $326,000: Landfill post-closure care

    Editor's note: This is part of a daily series examining specific line items in state and local budgets. ISLE OF WIGHT — The continued care of a landfill the county closed years ago will cost Isle of Wight $326,000 next year under the current...
  • Chevrolet Silverado

    Chevrolet Silverado
     Chevrolet has completely redesigned the Silverado pickup truck for 2014. The company has also added a new High Country trim level, which my wife Paula and I had for review. Our Silverado High Country was not only luxurious, but was also the recipient...
  • Metropolitan Water District examines Descanso Gardens' water use

    Metropolitan Water District examines Descanso Gardens' water use
    Officials at Descanso Gardens gave Metropolitan Water District a look under the hood Friday morning, participating in a free irrigation survey designed to pinpoint spots where water efficiency upgrades could be made. The audit is a service MWD offers at...
  • Study: Traffic issues near LCF Town Center tough to fix

    Despite ongoing grumblings from frustrated La Cañada drivers, traffic in and around the city's Town Center area is about as good as it's going to get, according to the findings of a monthslong traffic study heard Monday by City Council. Sri...
  • Climate change threatens California's air quality, report says

    Climate change threatens California's air quality, report says
    Climate change and extreme weather could set back decades of improvement in California’s air quality, a new report by the state’s pollution control officers says. A higher number of extreme heat days from global warming will boost smog...
  • Sheriff's deputies detain three Beverly Hills robbery suspects at gunpoint outside gas station

    Sheriff's deputies detain three Beverly Hills robbery suspects at gunpoint outside gas station
    Three people were detained at gunpoint by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon in La Cañada during a robbery investigation involving the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills police departments.  Deputies responded to the Union 76 gas...
  • Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

    Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list
    FRESNO — The state's new effort to map the areas most at risk from pollution features hot spots up and down California. But nowhere are there more of the worst-afflicted areas than in Fresno — in particular a 3,000-person tract of the city's...
  • Local officials say water contamination levels below state maximum

    Local officials say water contamination levels below state maximum
    Though a report released by the California Environmental Protection Agency shows water in La Cañada Flintridge has significant levels of toxicity, local water officials report that contaminant levels are well below maximum levels allowed by the state. A...
  • 818 Roundup: Three detained in LCF robbery investigation; Water officials say contamination below state maximum

    818 Roundup: Three detained in LCF robbery investigation; Water officials say contamination below state maximum
    Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Tuesday, April 22. The high in Glendale should reach 70 and low 52, according to the National Weather Service.  These are your top regional news stories:  - Though a report released by the California Environmental...
  • A small win for polluters [Editorial]

    A small win for polluters  [Editorial]
    Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
  • EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools

    EPA director says draft greenhouse rules will give states new tools
    WASHINGTON -- New draft rules limiting greenhouse gases from existing power plants will give states the tools to curtail emissions that drive climate change without shuttering lots of facilities and threatening electric reliability, said Gina McCarthy,...