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Study raises concerns about toxic oil and gas emissions in California air

Gas flares at Vintage Production California oil facility on March 4, 2014, north of Shafter, Calif.

City News Service

February 3, 2015

By David Hasemyer (TNS) The infrared video showed an eerie scene: waves of volatile chemicals floating from the vent pipes of an oil-and-gas processing plant in the Lost Hills region of Kern County, Calif. The gas wafting into the air looked like heat shimmering off asphalt on a hot summer’s day. The...

Southern California hospitals fined for noncompliance

Abbey Seltzer

September 19, 2011

The California Department of Public Health fined 12 hospitals, two in Los Angeles, for noncompliance with licensing requirement after an assessment of the facilities on Sept. 7. Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center was fined for failing to implement written polici...

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