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Huge sewage spill was LA's worst in 15 years

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| Los Angeles has come a long way since the late 90s, when the city averaged two sewage spills a day. That number has fallen by 85 percent.

Beach waters remain closed amid sewage spill near Long Beach

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Officials are conducting tests to sample water quality after a broken pipeline caused 2.4 million gallons of raw sewage to spill into the ocean. Waters will remain closed until more results are returned.

The one about renewable energy boosting water supply

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The measure from Van Nuys state Sen. Bob Hertzberg would lower electricity rates for industrial water reclamation projects at times of peak renewable output.

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LADWP says clearer days ahead for water in Watts

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Earlier this year, Watts residents saw their drinking water go cloudy. Now the LADWP says they've fixed the problem.

SoCal's air quality agency gets a new pollution regulator

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The Air Quality Management District named former EPA administrator Wayne Nastri as acting chief of the group after the board ousted its long time leader.

SoCal Gas pushes back against state methane off-set plan

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The gas company squares off against state air regulators over how to measure the escaped methane from the Aliso Canyon leak. At stake is tens of millions of dollars.

LA wants apartment builders to pay for parks

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The builders of single-family homes and condos pay thousands in city fees to build new parks, but those who build apartments in LA don't. That could change soon.

Did the Porter Ranch gas leak cause long-term health damage?

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Experts say answering that question won't be easy, partly because there haven't been similar leaks of this size and duration in a large suburban area.