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  • Wood-burning ban extended

    Southern California air quality regulators extended a ban on wood burning to Friday, its third straight day.
  • 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...

    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...

    Fire ring hearing may be pushed to June

    The debate over whether Orange and Los Angeles counties' beach fire rings should be allowed to keep burning could smolder a little longer, thanks to a South Coast Air Quality Management District board vote Friday. The group was scheduled to decide...

    Commentary: Proposed bonfire ban is not based in sound science

    As the Great Bonfire War of 2013 continues, we can agree to one thing: If beach fire rings really do generate demonstrably dangerous levels of particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions, they probably need to go or be reduced ("Fire ring hearing may be delayed,...