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L.A. and Long Beach mayors sign pact setting zero-emissions goals for ports

Published: 
Tue, 06/13/2017 (All day)

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach signed an agreement Monday directing the nation’s largest port complex to reduce air pollution by moving toward zero-emission trucks and yard equipment.

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Health officials order Paramount metal plants to stop emissions or suspend operations

Published: 
Mon, 12/05/2016 (All day)

In a rare intervention, county health officials Thursday ordered two Paramount metal-processing plants to stop emissions of hexavalent chromium or shut down operations contributing to high levels of the cancer-causing air pollutant.

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California's greenhouse gas emission targets are getting tougher

Published: 
Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

Gov. Jerry Brown accelerated California's effort to slash greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday, burnishing the state's reputation as a pacesetter in the battle against climate change.

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Study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun

Published: 
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:13am
Category: 
Energy

Imagine a smog-free Los Angeles, where electric cars ply silent freeways, solar panels blanket rooftops and power plants run on heat from beneath the earth, from howling winds and from the blazing desert sun.

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Taking Oil Industry Cue, Environmentalists Drew Emissions Blueprint

Published: 
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:10am
Category: 
Energy

In November 2010, three combatants gathered in a sleek office here to build a carbon emissions policy that they hoped to sell to the Obama administration.