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  • 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.
  • 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...

    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. The agency said it will ask its independent hearing...

    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...

    Commentary: Say it isn't so, but Newport Beach's fire rings must go

    Where there's smoke, there's fire. And in smog-choked Southern California, where there's both smoke and fire, there's trouble. The latest front in Californians' love-hate relationship with fire and smoke is in Newport Beach. Seems the city wants to do...