Latest News about Air Pollution and Its Effects

News from the San Joaquin Valley (The Daily Comet)
Tuesday November 14th 2006, 9:17 pm

A Bakersfield developer has offered to pay almost $2.5 million to offset future air pollution coming from a proposed development of about 6,400 homes and commercial buildings in Madera County.

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News from the San Joaquin Valley (The Daily Comet)
Monday July 17th 2006, 6:35 pm

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks were the only places in the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to violate federal smog standards in early July, state air regulators said.

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News from the San Joaquin Valley (The Daily Comet)
Wednesday June 28th 2006, 6:38 pm

A group of builders sued regional air regulators to halt a rule requiring developers to pay air pollution fees. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Fresno County Superior Court claims the fees amount to illegal taxes because they don’t relate directly to air pollution emissions.

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