David Pettit

senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council

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Senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council

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Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.

'Choked': Can LA clean its dirty air?

Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.

from Design and Architecture

The natural gas leak in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of L.A. County is turning into a major disaster. Thousands of residents have been moved out of their homes.

Checking In on the Porter Ranch Disaster

The natural gas leak in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of L.A. County is turning into a major disaster. Thousands of residents have been moved out of their homes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tesla is churning out its electrically powered cars in the Bay Area — a “green” product in what claims to be the “greenest” state in the nation.

California’s Courtship of Tesla Motors

Tesla is churning out its electrically powered cars in the Bay Area — a “green” product in what claims to be the “greenest” state in the nation.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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On Tuesday, for the fifth consecutive day, LA County reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Greater LA spoke with more than 10 Olympians from Southern California about those challenges, their journey, and passion for their sports. Here are highlights from their interviews.

from Greater LA

“We've had multiple Intensive Care Unit nurses who were years and years into their career decide to retire early.

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Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

from Greater LA

Community activists and some city leaders say they are not satisfied with the LAPD’s explanation about the “miscalculation” that led to the dangerous detonation of illegal fireworks in…

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Nury Martinez says she wants homeless encampments restricted in her district because her constituents, including immigrant, working-class families, can enjoy public spaces.

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