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  • The Carson City Council has declared a local emergency to speed up the cleanup of a contaminated housing tract.
  • The Carson City Council has declared a local emergency to speed up the cleanup of a contaminated housing tract.
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pollution, eyewitness news
  • The Carson City Council has declared a local emergency to speed up the cleanup of a contaminated housing tract.
  • The Carson City Council has declared a local emergency to speed up the cleanup of a contaminated housing tract.
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pollution, los angeles news, amy powell
  • San Clemente, Calif.
  • A sewage spill Tuesday has forced a beach closure in San Clemente.
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pollution, environment, orange county news
  • A skyline view of downtown Los Angeles is seen in this undated photo.
  • The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside area has the worst smog levels in the nation but has dropped in particle pollution.
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pollution, health & food
  • The Air Resources Board wants one out of seven new cars sold in the state to be zero-emissions vehicles by 2025.
  • The Air Resources Board wants one out of seven new cars sold in the state to be zero-emissions vehicles by 2025.
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auto news, downtown, environment, pollution, california news, carlos granda
  • The Air Resources Board wants one out of seven new cars sold in the state to be zero-emissions vehicles by 2025.
  • The Air Resources Board wants one out of seven new cars sold in the state to be zero-emissions vehicles by 2025.
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auto news, downtown, environment, pollution, eyewitness news
  • Officials say air pollution in the San Joaquin Valley is so bad that the public is warned to limit outdoor activities.
  • Officials say air pollution in the San Joaquin Valley is so bad that the public is warned to limit outdoor activities.
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pollution, california, california news
  • Cars are shown stuck in heavy traffic in Los Angeles in this undated file photo.
  • A federal judge is blocking California from enforcing its first-in-the-nation mandate for cleaner, low-carbon fuels.
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environment, pollution, california news
  • An environmental group says runoff from Wednesdays storm could be dangerous to your health at local beaches.
  • An environmental group says runoff from Wednesday's storm could be dangerous to your health at local beaches.
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beach, storm, rain, pollution, los angeles news, jovana lara
  • An environmental group says runoff from Wednesdays storm could be dangerous to your health at local beaches.
  • An environmental group says runoff from Wednesday's storm could be dangerous to your health at local beaches.
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beach, storm, rain, pollution, eyewitness news
  • A new study from Ohio State University suggests that air pollution makes people depressed and forgetful.
  • A new study from Ohio State University suggests that air pollution makes people depressed and forgetful.
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medical research, pollution, health & food
  • The water may sparkle at Californias beaches, but according to a new study, beach water conditions got worse dramatically.
  • The water may sparkle at California's beaches, but according to a new study, beach water conditions got worse dramatically.
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pollution, health & food, miriam hernandez
  • The water may sparkle at Californias beaches, but according to a new study, beach water conditions got worse dramatically.
  • The water may sparkle at California's beaches, but according to a new study, beach water conditions got worse dramatically.
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pollution, eyewitness news
  • L.A. was named one of Americas dirtiest cities in a Travel + Leisure magazine poll. See what other cities made the list!
  • L.A. was named one of America's dirtiest cities in a Travel + Leisure magazine poll. See what other cities made the list!
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pollution, environment, national news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • Traces of mercury and PCBs are widespread among sport fish in California's urban coastal waters, a report said.
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food, pollution, california, san francisco, san diego, california news
  • Just before the Memorial Day weekend, Heal the Bay unveiled its report on beaches, and it had good and bad news for SoCal.
  • Just before the Memorial Day weekend, Heal the Bay unveiled its report on beaches, and it had good and bad news for SoCal.
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pollution, california news, leanne suter
  • Just before the Memorial Day weekend, Heal the Bay unveiled its report on beaches, and it had good and bad news for SoCal.
  • Just before the Memorial Day weekend, Heal the Bay unveiled its report on beaches, and it had good and bad news for SoCal.
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pollution, eyewitness news
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, Calif. ranked No. 6 on Forbes 2011 Most Toxic Cities list, which was compiled based on factors such as air and water quality and data collected from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • California metropolitan areas made four of the 10 spots on Forbes' 2011 Most Toxic Cities list. See photos.
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environment, pollution, national news
  • ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • A sweeping new bill to make food safer in the U.S is on its way to the House after being passed in the Senate on Sunday.
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pollution, national news
  • ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • A new study found the tap water in 31 U.S. cities is highly contaminated with hexavalent chromium, also known as Chromium-6.
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pollution, health & food
  • Southern California could lose federal highway funding if it doesn't clean up its air pollution soon.
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arnold schwarzenegger, environment, pollution, california news
  • A new report claims bacteria tests along California beaches have fallen off, putting beachgoers health at risk.
  • A new report claims bacteria tests along California beaches have fallen off, putting beachgoers' health at risk.
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environment, health, pollution, california news, john hartung
  • A new report claims bacteria tests along California beaches have fallen off, putting beachgoers health at risk.
  • A new report claims bacteria tests along California beaches have fallen off, putting beachgoers' health at risk.
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environment, health, pollution, eyewitness news
  • Temperatures are rising as the heat wave intensifies and Southern Californians try to stay cool.
  • The extreme summer heat was felt across the Southland on Monday, and temperatures are on the rise.
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riverside county, san bernardino county, pollution, health, weather, rob mcmillan
  • Pollutant emissions at the Port of Los Angeles are down for the fourth straight year, after adopting a clean air action plan.
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environment, pollution, port of los angeles, los angeles news