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Los Angeles Pollution

Find Out How Polluted Your Zip Code Is

Posted 04.24.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles has three of the top 10 most polluted zip codes in California: East LA, Vernon and Baldwin Park. That's according to a new interactive...

6 Reasons Los Angeles Is the Worst Awesome City

Zach Dean | Posted 10.27.2012 | San Francisco
Zach Dean

Take into consideration that this is coming off the cuff... of my reasonably priced, thrifty, Buffalo Exchange oxford. Here goes: Six things you won't miss about Los Angeles...

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint Is Not Impossible!

| Susanne Rust | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Susanne Rust If Californians are going to reach their goal of massive greenhouse gas re...


| Janet Wilson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Janet Wilson The Martin family lives 10 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, in a neat yellow ho...

Breathe Easy, LA.

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Clean air isn't just about caring for our environment; it's about tackling a root cause of many serious health issues such as cancer and asthma that are amplified by poor air quality.

PHOTOS: California, The Andes, China, And 6 More Of The Most Polluted Places In The World

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

From the highways of Los Angeles to the Citarum River of Bandung, Indonesia, earth's most polluted city of Linfen, China to the streets of London, the...

PHOTOS: The 10 Most Polluted Beaches In California

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released their twentieth annual U.S. beaches report card today. Their round up of 2009 beach closings and...

PHOTOS: Take A Toxic Tour Of Los Angeles

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

People who have grown up near the industrial city of Vernon, California are used to the smells the city factories emit: the sweet scent of freshly bak...

Environmental Racism Takes Hold In California

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Olivia Zaleski

Don't we all deserve clean air? The answer seems obvious, but in the predominantly Latino, Black and poverty-stricken neighborhoods of Southern Los An...