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Happy 75 Years Of Smog, LA. We Don't Wear Gas Masks Anymore But The Air Is Still Terrible

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Thu, 07/12/2018 - 4:29pm

In Los Angeles, smog is a given and most of us know its primary source is cars and trucks. But the story of how our infamous smog came to be is as thick and convoluted as the smog itself.

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The Fourth of July brings some of the year's worst air pollution. You can thank fireworks

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Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:10pm

Americans’ fervor for Fourth of July fireworks has some unfortunate side effects.

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EPA used disavowed research to justify putting dirtier trucks on the road

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Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:10pm

At a time when acts of defiance against the Trump administration are ​​​​routine in Sacramento, the rebuke that breezed through the California Assembly this month still came as a jolt. Even Trump loyalists in the chamber joined in.

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Southern California air quality officials will craft rules governing warehouse, rail yard pollution

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Tue, 05/08/2018 - 3:29pm

Southern California air quality officials voted Friday to craft rules governing warehouses, distribution centers and rail yards in a controversial bid to combat transportation emissions in the nation's smoggiest region.

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Southern California regulators have a chance to rein in freight pollution. Will they take it?

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Thu, 04/05/2018 - 7:21pm

Over and over in their decades-long war on smog, Southern California regulators have failed to use a powerful tool against ports, warehouses and other freight and logistics hubs that are magnets for air pollution.