July 3, 1997 |
Reaching a historic decision that aims to force Los Angeles to surrender a large portion of its prized water, an Owens Valley pollution board Wednesday ordered the city to mount an unprecedented, multimillion-dollar project to curtail severe dust storms at Owens Lake.
March 16, 2006 |
Pacific Gas & Electric won approval from the state Public Utilities Commission to shut down its 77-year-old Hunters Point Power Plant in San Francisco by the end of June. Environmentalists have called the 200-megawatt plant the leading stationary source of air pollution the Northern California city. PG&E is a unit of PG&E Corp.