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

Published: 
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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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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Los Angeles Looks for Extra Water Down Its Alleys

Published: 
Mon, 07/18/2016 (All day)

Of the roughly 300,000 acres in the city of Los Angeles, more than 2,000 are alleyways that cut through city blocks. And because they’re mostly paved, they do little to capture one of the city’s most prized resources: water.

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2014 off to hottest start on record for California

Published: 
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:39pm

The sun was so strong this year in Joe Del Bosque's cantaloupe fields that some of the melons could have used sunscreen.

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L.A. councilman to propose measure to slash greenhouse gas emissions

Published: 
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:46pm
Category: 
Energy

A Los Angeles city councilman wants the city to set a new "life and death" goal for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, warning of dire consequences if government and business leaders drag their feet.