Category: Air Quality

Activists, Refinery Neighbors Start to Monitor Air Quality

Hemmed in by the nation’s busiest container shipping port and highways heavy with truck traffic, surrounded by refineries, Los Angeles’ Wilmington neighborhood ranks as one of the most polluted in the state. But here, air quality regulators cite a promising

South Coast Air Quality Management District approves a PM2.5 monitor for DHS, after a petition from People Over Pollution

On December 6, 2013, Robert Terry and Chuck parker, from People Over pollution (POP), attended the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) meeting in Diamond Bar, with the intention to address the board regarding the three air quality monitors

Network of electric car chargers stalled in California

While California’s many environmentally inclined consumers may seem eager for electric cars — and, led by Gov. Jerry Brown, the state is relying on 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles to reduce air pollution — the lack of charging stations remains a

State fails to keep track of dangerous materials shipped for disposal –

On paper, California’s rules on handling hazardous waste are among the nation’s strictest. But there are huge holes in the system. By Jessica Garrison, Ben Poston and Kim Christensen 10:00 AM PST, November 16, 2013 State fails to keep track

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Air Quality Roundtable Overview

On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, an “Air Quality Roundtable” sponsored by Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez, and the Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative was held at UCR Palm Desert. The subject was Air Quality, but as expected, the Salton Sea and