EPA Audit: Monitoring of Hurricane Harvey Air Pollution Insufficient

Hurricane Harvey cost more than $125 billion in damages and filled more than 80,000 homes with at least 18 inches of water. But monitoring efforts failed to fully assess the effect of hundreds of tons of hazardous air pollutants industrial facilities released during the natural disaster, a federal watchdog reported Monday. 

Read more

CA Lands Commission Wants Federal Action on Tijuana Sewage Pollution

California’s State Lands Commission and a handful of San Diego County cities announced Friday a coordinated resolution to recommend federal actions on cross-border pollution of the Tijuana River Valley, where raw sewage and pollution flow from Mexico into the Pacific Ocean during rainy season wastewater infrastructure breeches.

Read more