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Ritz-Carlton must pay $535,000 for improper disposal of hazardous waste in California
Ritz-Carlton ordered to pay $535,000 for improperly disposing of hazardous materials from eight of its California hotels, Riverside County D.A. says.
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Triple-digit heat, increased humidity expected to hit Los Angeles County this weekend
The heat will be more noticeable for those who live further inland, with the valleys, mountains and deserts seeing the brunt of it, according to the National Weather Service.
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L.A. residents saving more water but face bigger test as heat intensifies
July's conservation surpassed the 9% reduction achieved in L.A. in June, but DWP officials urged residents to keep going.
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State refuses request for more water in communities with high wildfire risk
Southern California water agencies had asked the state to allocate more supplies to irrigate vegetation in high-risk fire areas.
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Medical sterilizing facilities face growing scrutiny due to toxic gas concerns
Ethylene oxide is a colorless and odorless gas that is used to sterilize medical equipment. It's also a known carcinogen.
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