By Taylor Freitas
For Southern Californians living near freeways, in what we at LA Weekly call "Black Lung Lofts," breathing in dirty air has been a concern for years, and it's one that's been neglected by Los Angeles and federal officials.
The highly publicized Children's Health Study, released b ... More >>
New York Times, circa 2007Still annoying.Update: L.A. City Councilman Bill Rosendahl says he has some tricks up his sleeve to possibly take down the airport before 2015. Also, he calls it "a health emergency for the lungs of my people." More drama below.
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Ben Amstutz via FlickrA group of pissed off doctors in L.A. are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for not doing its job to clamp down on smog.
In November 1990, the South Coast Air Basin region, which stretches from Malibu to Laguna Niguel, was given the worst possible rating of "ex ... More >>