Within a month of the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s adoption of a rule setting tougher toxic emission limits on lead-acid battery recycling facilities, Vernon-based Exide Technologies is fighting back with a lawsuit challenging the state agency’s operational standards and its deadline to comply.
It doesn’t take a genius to conclude that based on the obvious and apparent drought in California and all the alarming scientific studies and forecast of water scarcity in the near future, conservation is badly needed.
A city of Commerce based company that manufactures louvers, access panels, metal cabinets and door frames has been fined $43,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violations of the Clean Water Act, it was announced Tuesday.
Dogs and cats may be a common sight in Highland Park, but last Thursday it was two mules tied to a fence along an alley near Figueroa Street and Avenue 59 that had people turning their heads to take a second look.
The University of Southern California has backed away from plans to build a street through a popular local park as part the expansion plan for its Health Sciences Medical Campus, and has now agreed to invest $1 million for improvements at that park, the office of Councilman Jose Huizar has announced.