AirTalk debates a new proposal from two LA City Councilmembers to sue oil companies for knowing their business practices contributed to the negative effects of climate change. We also parse through a new study suggesting the DUI limit be moved from .08 to .05; what are the repercussions and boundaries and surveilling your kids in with new technology?; and more.See full episode >
On Wednesday, the prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a 489-page report with multiple recommendations to curb “entirely preventable” drunk-driving related deaths in the U.S., including lowering the blood-alcohol concentration from 0.08 to 0.05.
As Southern California recovers from the wildfires and mudslides, two L.A. Councilmembers are pushing a proposal for the city to sue oil companies and get financial reimbursement for “knowing that their business practice was contributing to climate change and doing nothing to stop their destructive ways.”
In 2015, it was a Texas federal judge who blocked then President Barack Obama’s plans to expand DACA and implement DAPA using a national injunction. Last week, a San Francisco federal judge also issued a nationwide injunction to temporarily block President Donald Trump’s move to end DACA.
From iPhone trackers to television parental controls that censor the content that kids watch, parents these days have a lot of technological options if they want to surveil their children’s lives – but to what extent should they?
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is expected to meet with representatives from the Torrance and Wilmington petroleum refineries on Saturday to discuss a proposal that could ban or change their use of modified hydrofluoric acid (MHF) — a potentially lethal chemical if leaked.