Environment

July 16, 2004, 7am PDT
The City of Dana Point sues a resident who chopped off the tops of seven pine trees in a public park to improve the view from his multimillion-dollar home.
The Los Angeles Times
July 15, 2004, 11am PDT
With gasoline prices rising, a brouhaha has erupted over mileage stickers.
The Christian Science Monitor
July 12, 2004, 11am PDT
Locals see a proposal by Los Angeles Mayor Hahn to ban development in the Owens Valley as a ploy.
The Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2004, 1pm PDT
The signature plants aren't being replanted as urban foresters look to cheaper pollution-fighting shade trees.
The Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2004, 11am PDT
Large houses built with green building methods may be more environmentally damaging than smaller houses that are less green.
Salon
July 8, 2004, 7am PDT
Despite locals' doubts, Mayor Hahn has given a go-ahead to a development ban for the former California Water War battleground.
The Los Angeles Times
July 3, 2004, 7am PDT
While the Indian city is known for its unique national park system, the pressure of an expanding population has led to a string of horrific maulings.
Reuters
July 1, 2004, 7am PDT
A new EPA report identifies 243 counties with the highest and most dangerous levels of particulate matter. Counties must reduce pollution or lose Federal funding.
The Los Angeles Times
June 30, 2004, 1pm PDT
The Environmental Magazine features a special primer on beach erosion and what can be done to stop it.
E-The Environmental Magazine
June 30, 2004, 11am PDT
The Port of Los Angeles debuted a new green terminal designed to curtail pollution from docked ships.
CNN
June 27, 2004, 1pm PDT
New study finds outside sources lead to not-so-pine-fresh breathing in two of America's most popular parks.
CBS News
June 25, 2004, 8am PDT
The longtime Chicago mayor has vowed to make his city the greenest in the nation.
MetropolisMag.com
June 24, 2004, 5am PDT
Last summer's power outage in the U.S. Northeast was an economic disaster, but according to researchers it had one happy consequence: The air became, almost overnight, remarkably cleaner.
The New York Times
June 21, 2004, 10am PDT
Oil is a nonrenewable resource. It's getting used up. Now what?
The Washington Post
June 19, 2004, 11am PDT
Koalas face threat of extinction due to coastal urban sprawl in Australia.
The Age, Australia
June 19, 2004, 5am PDT
The "urban heat island" effect will intensify for cities as global warming increases
New Scientist
June 18, 2004, 1pm PDT
Under a grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation, artists are investigating and preserving the way in which nature reclaims abandoned industrial areas.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 18, 2004, 7am PDT
The designer of Southern California's innovative pollution credit market is arrested for fraud.
The Los Angeles Times
June 18, 2004, 5am PDT
Climate experts say global warming is really, really real -- really.
The Washington Post
June 16, 2004, 11am PDT
Following an outbreak of attacks and an FBI alert, the former Earth Liberation Front leader said, "Today, you build a luxury home, you can . . . expect it to be burned down."
The Seattle Times