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Trash talk and the real dirt on a 'toxic tour' of Los Angeles

Published: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 8:53am
Category: 
Chemicals

You won't find any homes of the stars on this tour bus as it shuttles rubber-necking sightseers through Los Angeles.

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Don't dilute CEQA, improve it

Published: 
Fri, 05/24/2013 - 9:16pm
Category: 
Water

I remember life before the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA. I grew up in Altadena and Pasadena during the late 1930s and '40s. All too often I awoke to thick smog and air quality warnings. 

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State Of The Air 2013: American Lung Association Report Reveals America's Most Polluted Cities

Published: 
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 11:26pm
Category: 
Chemicals

Air quality continues to improve across the United States, but over 40 percent of Americans live in counties with unhealthy levels of particle or ozone pollution. 

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DWP watchdog warns high cost comes with L.A.'s coal-free plan

Published: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:30pm
Category: 
Energy

Weeks after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated his plan to move the city off of coal-fired energy, a city watchdog has attached a giant price tag to the initiative.

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The Top 10 Smartest Cities In North America

Published: 
Fri, 02/22/2013 - 7:42am
Category: 
Transportation

Some cities are adding high-tech infrastructure. Some are implementing revolutionary sustainability plans. Others are fostering innovative business and science developments. But which city combines these qualities and others to be the smartest city?