Latest South Coast Air Quality Management District Stories

2008-07-17 09:01:12

The Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) recently approved grant awards of $3.6 million to Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) to help defray the cost of expanding the Southern California network of natural gas fueling stations with nine new stations. In addition, SCAQMD announced grant awards totaling $7.7 million to assist a group of Clean Energy's customer companies with the purchase of clean-burning...

2008-07-09 21:00:15

By Liset Marquez RIVERSIDE - Legal woes continue to mount against the Rubidoux cement company that was a source of high levels of an airborne chemical. State Attorney General Jerry Brown and Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco last week filed a lawsuit against TXI International, claiming the company exposed the residents to hexavalent chromium without warning. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Riverside Superior Court. "Our office is very proactive with environmental...

2008-07-03 18:00:17

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), one of California's foremost full-service law firms, today announced that Peter Mieras has become of Counsel to JMBM, bringing with him an extensive background in air regulatory matters gained in his position as Chief Prosecutor with the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). "Peter's experience of 19 years at the District has provided him with intimate and wide-ranging knowledge and expertise with agency decision-making in...

2008-01-04 19:20:00

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. -- A study released Friday found the cancer risk from air pollution in Southern California is down 15 percent, but the good news was tempered by the reality that the region still has some of the dirtiest air in the country. "While we see some improvements, the remaining risk level is way too high," said Jean Ospital, health effects officer of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, which conducted the two-year study. Scientists estimate that about 1,200 of every...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.