Toxic Tours is a nonprofit that gives people an on-the-ground look at how harmful refineries and pollutants are to communities like West Long Beach.
What if traffic lights and cars could talk to each other? A new Long Beach-based pilot program, aimed at reducing pollution and congestion using intelligent cars and artificial intelligence, is trying to find out.
The Los Angeles-Long Beach metropolitan area again ranked as the most ozone-polluted region in the nation, joining six other California areas on the list of the 10 worst cities for ozone in the United States, according to an American Lung Association report released Wednesday.
The report does not cover data from 2020, but it noted that the impact of air pollution on lung health is a major concern during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Los Angeles metropolitan area remains one of the most polluted in the nation, the American Lung Association said today.
The congestion and type of energy sources used by ships at the Long Beach port affected air quality, resulting lower decreases in the emissions of harmful chemicals, despite overall gains in environmental safety, according to a release.
Long Beach residents may want to think twice about how we use plastic after the return of Captain Charles Moore’s six week research expedition, conducted to find out just how badly plastic, and other pollutant debris, is affecting our oceans.
The City of Long Beach has been given a $4.9 million grant to construct three Low Flow Diversion (LFD) Systems and two Vortex Seperation (VS) Systems in order to reduce the amount of bacterial pollution and contaminated storm water from reaching the coast.