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Southern California regulators approve smog plan with tougher refinery rules, voluntary measures for ports

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Sun, 03/05/2017 (All day)

Southern California air quality officials voted Friday to impose tougher rules on oil refineries but rejected a proposal to regulate pollution from ports and warehouses, which are responsible for much of the region’s harmful emissions.

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An Up-Close Look At A Delaware-Sized Iceberg About To Break From Antarctica

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Wed, 02/22/2017 (All day)

New video provides an up-close look at a Delaware-sized iceberg on the verge of breaking off Antarctica.

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The Metro can take you farther than ever. Here's why ridership dropped — again

Published: 
Wed, 02/15/2017 (All day)

Last spring, transportation officials opened two light-rail extensions to Azusa and Santa Monica, connecting the eastern and western reaches of Los Angeles County to the passenger rail system for the first time in decades.

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Here's the nightmare scenario at Oroville Dam that officials are fighting to prevent

Published: 
Wed, 02/15/2017 (All day)

Any dam engineer would be terrified of this nightmare scenario — the possible collapse of a retaining wall in California’s second largest reservoir.

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Lawmakers urge regulators to delay plans for Oxnard power plant

Published: 
Wed, 02/08/2017 (All day)

Three state lawmakers on Tuesday urged regulators to reconsider a controversial natural gas project proposed for Ventura County, citing environmental concerns and questions about whether the state already has too many power plants.