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Air Pollution

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  • 1980 Century City smog

     
    The towers of Century City peek through the murk at 4:15 p.m. in aerial photo looking toward the northwest....
  • Carnival, EPA reach pact to curb cruise ship air pollution

    Carnival, EPA reach pact to curb cruise ship air pollution
    Federal regulators have reached a tentative deal with Carnival Corp. on a plan to reduce air pollution from nearly a third of its cruise ships, but the accord comes too late to reverse at least a temporary loss of lucrative cruise business for Baltimore....
  • Summer-grade gas: Does it cut fuel economy?

    Summer-grade gas: Does it cut fuel economy?
    Ambivalence abounds in the nation's major urban centers between June and mid-September, when summer-grade gas returns to filling stations. It's more expensive per gallon and comes at a time when demand, and therefore cost, is already higher — and...
  • Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?

    Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?
    It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
  • Newton: Can Garcetti calm the waters?

    Newton: Can Garcetti calm the waters?
    After a campaign of smart politics but small ideas, Eric Garcetti is poised to take the office that he won last month. As he does, here's an item worthy of his agenda: Make peace with the Owens Valley. Residents of the Owens Valley rely heavily on Los...
  • Neighbors upset with delay of burn ban

    SOUTH BEND -- The smoke from burning leaves is more than just a nuisance for residents of a St. Joseph County neighborhood. It's a health hazard, according to resident Doug Dunham. He said he's lived in his Clay Township subdivision, Irongate, for...
  • Climate policy's twin challenges

     Climate policy's twin challenges
    Climate change presents two distinct problems. The first is linear: A little more warming causes a little more damage. The second is nonlinear: A little more warming pushes some part of the climate system past a tipping point and the damage becomes...
  • 1979 smog siege

     
    Sera Segal-Alsberg, wears mask designed to filter out airborne particles during Los Angeles smog alert....
  • L.A. Now Live: Air board to monitor pollution next to freeways

    L.A. Now Live: Air board to monitor pollution next to freeways
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Tony Barboza about the decision by air-quality regulators to begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors. For the first time starting next year, the South Coast...
  • November smog attack

     
    Smog clouds the view on Broadway, looking south from 1st Street....
  • Freight yard expansion could pose lung hazard

    Freight yard expansion could pose lung hazard
    With a massive freight yard expansion backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel poised to bulldoze the northeast corner of Englewood, a new analysis suggests the project would substantially increase lung-damaging pollution in a neighborhood already plagued by high...