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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...

'THESE COMMUNITIES ARE UNDER ATTACK'

| 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...

Pittsburgh Surpasses Los Angeles As Nation's Sootiest City

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — A city outside California has for the first time been named the sootiest in the nation, one of the categories the American Lung As...