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Environmental Pollution

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  • OCC expansion plans worry neighbors

    Costa Mesa residents will likely see increased traffic on city streets and more noise during construction as Orange Coast College moves forward with its Vision 2020 plan for expansion, according to an environmental impact report.
  • Commentary: Look at general plan measure with skepticism

    On July 8, the Newport Beach City Council will consider placing on the November ballot a measure amending the general plan — a plan that voters adopted after extensive outreach and input in 2006. The proposed amendment would reduce allowable...

    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...

    Cleaner-burning bonfires?

    Cleaner-burning bonfires?
    Imagine it: After a long day at the beach, the sun begins to set. The air cools, darkness falls and soon it's time for hot dogs and s'mores. But instead of lighting up firewood piled in a concrete ring — and sending up a thick column of smoke in...