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Los Angeles confronts its shady divide

Los Angeles confronts its shady divide

A lack of tree cover in low-income areas has left many residents especially vulnerable to rising heat. It's a legacy of the city's design—and its history of racist policies.

Indian Point is shutting down. That means more fossil fuel
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Indian Point is shutting down. That means more fossil fuel

When the Indian Point nuclear power plant shuts, its lost output will be filled primarily by generators that burn fuels that contribute to climate change.
The oil well next door: California's silent health hazard
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The oil well next door: California's silent health hazard

Unlike other oil-producing states, much of the drilling in California takes place in residential neighborhoods, often in Spanish-speaking communities. Despite mounting complaints about pollution from the wells, the state has failed to take action.

Donnel Baird wants to bring green energy to America’s poorest neighborhoods

Donnel Baird wants to bring green energy to America’s poorest neighborhoods

Solar panels and clean heat shouldn’t be limited to the wealthy, says Donnel Baird, who’s bringing green power to low-income neighborhoods.
Deserted oil wells haunt Los Angeles with toxic fumes and enormous cleanup costs
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Deserted oil wells haunt Los Angeles with toxic fumes and enormous cleanup costs

Despite regulatory powers that in some ways are stronger than the state's, LA has been slow and inconsistent in forcing the industry to take responsibility for its leaky legacy, according to a Los Angeles Times/Public Integrity investigation.

Patagonia's new film takes aim at urban oil drilling in L.A.
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Patagonia's new film takes aim at urban oil drilling in L.A.

A single community is home to more than half the oil wells in Los Angeles, and its residents are feeling the effects as the apparel brand’s new film, ‘District 15,’ details.
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