Sam Atwood

Spokesman for the Air Quality Management District

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The acreage keeps ticking up on a stubborn wildfire burning in a part of California that hasn’t in several decades. At last check, the Holy Fire has charred more than 18,000 acres.

The Golden State burns bright red

The acreage keeps ticking up on a stubborn wildfire burning in a part of California that hasn’t in several decades. At last check, the Holy Fire has charred more than 18,000 acres.

from The Mixer

Southern Californians live with the health-effects of smog produced mostly by automobile and truck traffic.

Choking on Wildfire Smoke

Southern Californians live with the health-effects of smog produced mostly by automobile and truck traffic.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Just a month ago, the  American Lung Association  said that aggressive efforts have improved air quality in Los Angeles.

Does Los Angeles Have the Greenest Carbon Footprint in the USA?

Just a month ago, the American Lung Association said that aggressive efforts have improved air quality in Los Angeles.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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