south coast air quality management district

States, Enviros Warn EPA Over Ship, Aircraft Emissions

States, Enviros Warn EPA Over Ship, Aircraft Emissions

WASHINGTON, DC, August 3, 2008 (ENS) – Formal letters warning of impending lawsuits over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s failure to address greenhouse gas emissions from ocean-going ships and aircraft have been filed by four state attorneys general, three state agencies, New York City and a coalition of conservation groups. The conservation groups’ notice of…

Los Angelenos' Cancer Risk From Air Pollution Down 15%

Los Angelenos' Cancer Risk From Air Pollution Down 15%

DIAMOND BAR, California, January 8, 2008 (ENS) – A scientific study by regional air regulators in Southern California shows that, although overall cancer risk from air pollution has declined 15 percent in the past seven years, air quality in the Los Angeles Basin remains among the worst in the nation. “This reduction in cancer risk…

States, Groups Demand Aircraft Climate Emission Limits

States, Groups Demand Aircraft Climate Emission Limits

LOS ANGELES, California, December 6, 2007 (ENS) – Calling aviation a “large and rapidly growing source” of greenhouse gas emissions, California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. is petitioning the federal government to adopt global warming regulations for aircraft. California is part of a coalition of five states, two cities, environmental groups and a California…