Environment / Science
Exide’s work plan offers no timeline for completing the testing around its Vernon plant, and toxics regulators must approve plans before more testing happens.
A House Committee recently approved a bill which would rename Yosemite's Mammoth peak as Fremont peak, which is causing resistance from the National Park Service.
It won't be the last time you hear this: dry places that live with recurring drought have the drop on California when it comes to recycling water.
The Pentagon's Defense Department Research Agency — DARPA — is pushing to build a semi-autonomous search and rescue robot. But scientists see obvious dual uses, for war.
The University of Dayton might have won a first round upset in March Madness, but California won't, when it comes to drought. Federal scientists sound bleak.
About 20 percent of all fish caught in U.S. waters are unintended targets. "Bycatch" animals are often killed or injured as a result.
The company submitted three versions of its risk reduction plan before air officials signed off, though AQMD is still trying to halt lead smelting operations.
The tricolored blackbird was once the most abundant bird species in southern California. But disappearing wetlands have destroyed much of the birds' habitat and the current drought is making the situation worse.
Thursday's drought fortune cookie says, "Dry times bring rare unity." But since that's not very predictive, we crack open another which reads, "You will someday water your ficus with water from your whites."
While California had the first law on the books permitting home water recycling, homeowners have been slow to adopt it. That may be changing.
"Second generation anticoagulant" rodenticides are effective killers of rats and mice. Unfortunately, they also impact raptors, coyotes, bobcats and mountain lions.
California is in one of the worst droughts in years. What are the challenges facing the state and its water agencies and infrastructure? KPCC asked the experts.
This was also one of the state's driest winters with average temperatures more than four degrees above normal.
He ran naked through the streets yelling “Eureka.” He was the greatest thinker of ancient times. Now Archimedes is at the Huntington, with ancient wisdom and a new puzzle.
State water officials are pulling back on their stance to supply only water for drinking and sanitation purposes.
A company that wants to build a desalination plant in Huntington Beach plans to resubmit a permit request to the California Coastal Commission later this year.