In a repeat of last year’s criticism, legislators were told there’s “a very real risk” the cap-and-trade program won’t meet California’s greenhouse gas goals. The state air board is revising the program.
At stake is the health of millions of people who live near California’s refineries, ports, freeways and other sources of tiny, lung-damaging particles, gases that form smog and trigger asthma attacks, and toxic air pollutants linked to cancer.
There are new oil wells drilled in Long Beach every month, but the Sustainable City Commission wants to put an end to that.
On its current trajectory northbound, the Long Beach shoreline, San Gabriel River and Port of Long Beach could be impacted as early as Friday morning, Dec. 24, the city said.
A statement from the county said that while water pH levels were affected near the site of the incident, pH levels at Cabrillo State Beach remained in an acceptable range.
The goal is to bring awareness to environmental officials and state planners of the neighborhoods most impacted.
The future of fuel production may be growing in the ocean between Long Beach and Santa Catalina Island.
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.