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Air quality regulators have reached an agreement with Exide Technologies that would bar its battery recycling plant in Vernon from resuming operations until it installs new controls on ;arsenic emissions that pose a health risk to surrounding communities.
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A fenced-off parcel that would be the site of a massive housing development proposed near the Newport Beach shoreline was opened to visitors Wednesday for a rare public tour by the California Coastal Commission.
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New map could refocus pollution fight on California’s most burdened neighborhoods. Look up your census tract here: http://graphics.latimes.com/responsivemap-pollution-burdens/
After being criticized for assessing environmental hazards only by the state's 1,800 ZIP Codes, Cal/EPA issues scores for its 8,000 census tracts.
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Our story on how a Paramount case spotlights poor urban areas' struggle for action on local air pollution sources.
Paramount case shows that getting action on local pollution, often in low-income areas, is difficult and takes too long, activists say.
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The drought has obstructed the migratory journeys of many California coho salmon, putting them in immediate danger.
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Smog is an irritation for anyone living in Los Angeles, but exactly where in the city you live can make a huge difference in your in your exposure to the tiniest air pollutants , a new study has found.
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Frustrated beachgoers this summer will finally have a remedy against anyone who blocks public access to California's shoreline.
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UC Riverside researchers say they have demonstrated an inexpensive roof coating that gobbles up smog-forming pollutants and, if widely adopted, could clean tons of air pollution from Southern California each day.
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Scientists are seeing some early signs that El Niño--nature's most powerful influence on weather around the globe--could return later this year. Would that bring more rain to California? Possibly.
Scientists say their observations and computer models show signs of El Niño's return, which might portend more rain for California.
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California is on track to reach its target for reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, but much tougher choices loom if the state is to meet its goal for the year 2050, state air quality officials say in a new report.
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Paint companies ordered to pay to pay $1.1 billion into fund to remove lead from California homes. 55% of the funds will pay for lead paint remediation in Los Angeles County. 
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The hole in the ozone layer is stabilizing but will take until about 2070 to fully recover, according to new research by NASA scientists.
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