Fresh Air Ahead: Curbing the Foul Air in Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights long plagued by foul odors from sewer lines is getting relief with the opening of an air treatment facility.

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A Gehry-fied River Exposes LA's River Anxieties

A Gehry-fied River Exposes LA's River Anxieties

The Los Angeles River isn't just a waterway wrapped in concrete. In the decades since tons of gloomy gray matter was poured over this wild river, it has morphed from a derelict, fo ...
L.A. River Boat Race Returns for a Second Run

L.A. River Boat Race Returns for a Second Run

As the river becomes ever more a part of the Los Angeles city life, waterway-related events are also starting to become part of the city's much-awaited calendar. One of those vying ...
Fishing Line Recycling Program Will Save L.A. River's Majestic Birds

Fishing Line Recycling Program Will Save L.A. River's Majestic Birds

The problem begins when birds smell the remnants of fish on the discarded line and hunt for them in the regular trash bins where fishermen dispose of their lines.
Actor Picks Up Camera for L.A. River Documentary

Actor Picks Up Camera for L.A. River Documentary

Raphael Sbarge, actor and founder of an environmental non-profit wrote, produced, and directed the short documentary to help build awareness of the waterway's complicated history a ...
Imagining a Network of Native Plant Nurseries for the L.A. River

Imagining a Network of Native Plant Nurseries for the L.A. River

A collaborative of federal and state agencies, non-profits, and private firms have come together to solve the Los Angeles Rivers' native plant supply problem.
L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

The recommended plan offers two options -- it would have the city cost-sharing the project at 88% or 73%, possibly leaving the city to shoulder more than $1.18-billion of the cost. ...
$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

The $1.3 billion river habitat restoration plan was unanimously approved this morning by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C.
Malibu Lagoon Project Shows Improved Water Quality and Smell

Malibu Lagoon Project Shows Improved Water Quality and Smell

Two years after opening, a report shows that the lagoon has highly improved water quality and oxygen flow, and increased wildlife.
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