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Water Pollution

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  • Small Wonders: Oil on troubled waters

    I've been feeling like one of those oil-covered sea gulls on a beach in Louisiana.
  • The environment deserves our care

    I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24). He claims it puts an unfair burden on...

    Errosive pipe 'abrasian' behind large sewage spill, officials say [Updated]

    [Updated 5:15 p.m.] Burbank Public Works officials determined a faulty pipe was the cause of the sewage spill last Tuesday that resulted in beach closures in Long Beach. “When the pipe was installed about 30 years ago, there was an abrasion on the...

    More money for smart meters

    Burbank Water and Power now has an additional $1.5 million for its smart meter ambitions, adding to the already substantial $20-million pool for the project. After being one of just a handful of cities nationwide to receive a $20-million federal...

    Schiff pushes EPA to release information on chromium 6 contamination

    Schiff pushes EPA to release information on chromium 6 contamination
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) increased pressure on the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday to issue a long-awaited final report on the health impact of water tainted with chromium 6 on humans, calling the slow progress “unconscionable.”...