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Two Imperial Valley projects among others along U.S.-Mexico border set to receive millions in financingTwo Imperial Valley projects were among six environmental infrastructure projects along the U.S.-Mexico border that are set to receive funding from the Border Environment Cooperation Commission and the North American Development Bank. “2012 was...
Staff WriterRelatively high pesticide use, asthma rates and contaminated bodies of water give Brawley the dubious distinction of being one of the most polluted areas in California, according to a recent report by a state environmental health agency. Pesticide...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorIn spite of the strides made over the past four decades toward improved air quality, 42 percent of Americans still live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Imperial County residents can count themselves among...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterFor Salvador Villalon, celebrating Earth Day can be seen as an act of community service. The 16-year-old Calexico student said he shows his appreciation through his work with the Calexico High Eco-Garden Club. “I joined the gardening club because...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterJudy Ann Aceves, owner of ACE Recycling in Calexico, said she has really seen an increase in people recycling due to the economy and because people have become more concerned about the environment. Aceves said for her it is a benefit to see more and...
So much has already been said about Imperial County’s air pollution, but in a state that appears to be winning the battle of historically horrible air quality, particularly in the Los Angeles basin, there is hope yet for the air we breathe here....
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Staff Writer, Copy EditorAcknowledging the “daunting challenges” that remain before reaching air quality standards, the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association nonetheless cited its “remarkable progress” toward that end. Despite the state&...
Staff WritersLourdes Bustamante said she has never experienced winds as strong as those that tore through Imperial County on Monday. Bustamante, who has worked as a gas station attendant for 16 years at the USA gas station near the intersection of Imperial and...
The Valley, although a desert, undeniably has its share of natural resources. Its native flora and fauna, however sparse, gives this place its unique character that many of us have come to appreciate. Although not in short supply, yet considered just...
Tags: Conservation, Wetlands, Environmental Issues
Digital Media News EditorAn air quality alert for the Calexico area has been issued, with levels of particulate matter 2.5 reaching unhealthy levels for some sensitive to air quality issues. Air quality levels reached 106 on the air quality index at noon today, according to the...
It is important for the public to understand what’s at stake in the current (Quantification Settlement Agreement) litigation and why the Imperial Irrigation District board’s attempts to resolve the litigation are so important. It is also...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorCuts to essential services may be in store locally if congressional legislators fail to keep the sequester from taking effect Friday, local officials say. Special and migrant education, meals for senior citizens and medical health services for low-income...
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