A state mandate meant to protect wildlife could have the unintended consequence of worsening overall water quality in Alamitos Bay, according to a city report.
The California Coastal Commission says Long Beach has a history of unpermitted tree trimming.
Half of the fish have been released into the ocean near Long Beach, and the second half will be released later.
Developers want fast-tracked approvals, claiming the law is slowing construction of new housing in California. Environmentalists want a more rigorous approval process.
Lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill that would stop the planned oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Alaska.
Inspectors for the South Coast Air Quality Management District are investigating reports of strong natural gas odors in the Downtown Long Beach area, which has been plagued by mystery smells in recent years.
If the project moves forward the city would swap land with an oil production group that would see wetlands land returned to city control while a parcel that currently belongs to a wetlands conservancy group and another, which is home to a popular seasonal pumpkin patch and christmas tree lot, would be converted to oil production and storage facilities.
When rising sea levels start to drown wetlands that protect coastal buildings and homes, it’s up to researchers to find a solution.
Earth Day may have passed, but there’s plenty of opportunities to help the environment locally this weekend, whether its marching, cleaning up the Los Angeles River or enjoying some sustainable seafood and eco-friendly art.
Next Thursday, the Long Beach City Council will host a Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP) meeting to discuss the development of the 1,500 acre area of Southeast Long Beach that ranges from Seventh Street to the Orange County border, including land along the Pacific Coast Highway that stretches from Bellflower Boulevard to First Avenue.