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Environmental Pollution

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  • From the Boathouse: Boating season is upon us

  • Wood-burning ban extended

    Southern California air quality regulators extended a ban on wood burning to Friday, its third straight day. Residents in Orange County and surrounding communities are barred from lighting up fire places, fire rings or stoves fueled by wood until...

    AQMD approves new fire rings rule

    AQMD approves new fire rings rule
    Before a packed auditorium Friday afternoon, air quality regulators adopted divisive regulations on beach fire rings. In what could be the end of an extensive debate that pitted concerns about wood smoke's health impacts against a beloved Southern...

    Fire rings supporters ask for injunction

    A nonprofit group hoping to preserve wood-burning fire rings wants the Orange County Superior Court to stop the city of Newport Beach from removing them until a lawsuit on the matter is resolved. The Friends of the Fire Rings announced its request for...

    Alternative-fuel fire rings are on deck

    Alternative-fuel fire rings are on deck
    Air quality regulators are set to take a first look next week at proposals that could allow Newport Beach and other cities to replace wood-burning fire rings with alternatively fueled ones. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has floated the...