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LA Runoff Must Meet Clean Water Standards During Review

LA Runoff Must Meet Clean Water Standards During Review

LOS ANGELES, California, September 1, 2008 (ENS) – A coalition of 21 cities in Los Angeles County and the Building Industry Legal Defense Foundation has lost its legal bid to prevent the California state and LA regional water boards from applying clean water quality standards to stormwater. Ruling on a post-trial motion by three environmental…

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…