Environment

El Río Los Ángeles actualmente en Vernon. Foto: Andrew Cullen / LAist.

(Español) La cada vez mayor escasez del agua ¿es un mito, o una realidad?

(Español) En California durante la década de 1990, los incendios y las interrupciones del suministro fueron beneficiosos para los comerciantes debido a los altos precios del agua, “y se vio a los comerciantes de Enron animando los incendios”.

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Extra Edition: San Joaquin Valley Mayors.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 9134 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: San Joaquin Valley Mayors. In this final edition of the year, mayors from the San Joaquin Valley are invited to review 2020 and peek into the new year to discuss pressing issues in the region, including the explosive rise of Covid-19 cases, unemployment, water […]

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Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 9124 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition. Climate Crisis in the Central Valley. Communities in California’s San Joaquin Valley have fewer water supply options, are located in areas more likely to flood and experience extreme heat, suffer the worst air and water quality in the state, and are less able to […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 9115 12:00 PM PST Mexico Edition. An expert on political asylum of Mexicans and the author of the book “Crimen Autorizado” say that the way to explain the predominance of drug cartels, violence and impunity in Mexico is by seen this as a phenomenon of “authorized crime” and a “supplanted […]

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Niños que pertenecen a la organización Unidos por el Agua, se movilizan en la lucha por el agua en East Orosi.

Latinos in Small Farmworker Town Finally Get Clean Water

After more than a decade without clean water, a small Latino community in California’s Central Valley will finally be connected to drinking public water services and will no longer have to rely on bottled water.

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Drinking Water for All.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 PROGRAM # 9105 12:00 PM PST Drinking Water for All. California low-income rural communities of color are the hardest hit by the lack of safe and sustainable drinking water. Yet, they hardly have a voice in the boardrooms where decisions about water resources and drinking water are made. To address racism at […]

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Extra Edition: Climate Crisis in the Central Valley.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5 PROGRAM #9077 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Climate Crisis in the Central Valley. Communities in California’s San Joaquin Valley have fewer water supply options, are located in areas more likely to flood and experience extreme heat, suffer the worst air and water quality in the state, and are less able to do […]

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Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM #9042 12:00 PM PT Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup. As the California state agency in charge of cleaning up lead and arsenic contaminated areas in southeast Los Angeles faces complaints of slow progress from neighbors who continue living in toxic homes, state lawmakers continue seeking a compliance audit and […]

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José González -en silla de ruedas- y su hermana Terry reclaman indignados la falta de respuestas a funcionarios de DTSC.

New Plan Sought for Major Lead Clean-up in Los Angeles Neighborhoods

After thousands of homes in southeastern Los Angeles were contaminated with toxic lead dust from the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant, the state government responded with what it called the largest environmental cleanup operation in California’s history.

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Wildfires Displacement.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 PROGRAM #9016 11:00 AM PT Wildfires Displacement. Wildfires in the West are causing massive destruction of forests and communities and toxic pollution by the smoke. Also, tens of thousands of people in Oregon and California have been displaced. Farmworker communities are being hit by displacement and toxic air pollution, and many have […]

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