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Freeway air pollution travels farther in early morning

Two years ago researchers outfitted an electric Toyota RAV4 with a set of test instruments and drove back and forth near four Los Angeles County freeways between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., sampling the air. The results confirmed that in … Continue reading

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UC Davis study says it found source of air pollutants

Researchers at University of California Davis have established, for the first time, a link between toxic substances that pollute the air and what causes them. The research, announced Monday by the California Air Resources Board and the Electric Power Research … Continue reading

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Air-quality changes bring mixed reviews

The Valley’s summertime air is dangerous at times — 91 ozone violations and counting this year. And you’re paying a $29 million annual fine for failing to clean it up faster. So are you any better off now than you … Continue reading

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Aging, polluting school buses remain on Californian roads

Tens of thousands of California schoolchildren ride aging school buses that emit harmful pollutants, an analysis of state data shows. Unlike many states, California does not require bus owners to take buses off the road after a set number of … Continue reading

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