| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Excerpt from a letter to the Laguna Beach Planning Commission:
We would like to express our opposition to the proposed project at 20432 Laguna Canyon Road.
This parcel is at present a single-family home. We feel multiunit housing should be closer to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:53 PM
The South Coast Air Quality Management District's top brass faced a frustrated crowd at a town hall meeting Wednesday, during which more than 100 South Los Angeles residents criticized the agency's inability to say whether fumes from an oil field are...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate.
The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - Several types of beef barns are becoming more common across the Upper Midwest. However, when it comes to deciding which one is right for their cattle operation many cattle producers still have questions regarding the cattle management,...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population lives near a high-volume road where pollution levels are typically elevated from vehicle exhaust, a new study says.
The analysis found 60 million people living within about one-third of a mile from a busy road. In...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Even after being forced to cut production last month because of high lead emissions, a Vernon battery recycler has continued to violate limits on releases of the potent neurotoxin, regulators said Wednesday.
A monitor on the north side of Exide...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Air quality regulators will begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors next year, for the first time providing data important to nearly 1 million Southern Californians who are at greater risk of respiratory...
| Jul 17, 2013
Re "New rules for beach blazes," July 13
The founders of the South Coast Air Quality Management District would no doubt roll in their graves at the excesses and political favors being done under the agency's auspices today.
The agency's valiant...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The world’s largest cruise ship company has agreed to use air pollution control equipment to clean exhaust from the giant diesel engines that power its vessels.
Carnival Corp. will install scrubbers to cut sulfur oxide emissions and filters to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:46 PM
4:46 p.m. update: The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued an air quality alert across Central Maryland for Wednesday, with "Code Orange" conditions. Code Orange indicates air pollution levels unhealthy for sensitive populations, including...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:42 AM
Smog clouds the view on Broadway, looking south from 1st Street....