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  • Newport plant registers cancer risk reading

    Newport plant registers cancer risk reading
    A metal finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday.
  • AQMD panel opposes Assembly bill

    Regional air quality officials Friday voted to oppose a proposed state law aimed at upending regulations that restrict the placement of fire rings on Southern California's beaches. Members of the South Coast Air Quality Management District's Legislative...

    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...

    Suit filed over new fire ring rules

    Advocates hoping to keep wood-burning fire rings on Orange County beaches have asked the court to intervene and strike down newly-enacted rules limiting the activity. Newport Beach-based nonprofit Friends of the Fire Rings Tuesday filed suit in Orange...

    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...