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Los Angeles, Malibu Sued Over Polluted Runoff

Los Angeles, Malibu Sued Over Polluted Runoff

LOS ANGELES, California, March 7, 2008 (ENS) – Two environmental groups filed two separate lawsuits in federal court Monday to compel the County of Los Angeles and the City of Malibu to stop allowing urban stormwater runoff carrying bacteria and toxins to flow into coastal waters. Urban runoff is known to be the top source…

California to Filter Stormwater from 1,000 Miles of Roads

California to Filter Stormwater from 1,000 Miles of Roads

LOS ANGELES, California, January 23, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of gallons of polluted stormwater that runs off state highways each year will be kept out of Southern California waters and off the region’s beaches after two environmental groups and the California Department of Transportation came to an agreement in federal court on Friday. The state…