Posts Tagged LA River

L.A. River to Receive Protections under the Clean Water Act

A big change occurred in how the Federal government views the L.A. River. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson visited Southern California and announced that the river would be designated as ‘traditional navigable waters’. That may not mean much on its surface, but it certainly means a lot for those that want to see the river repaired.…

Two Upcoming Public Meetings to Discuss City Restoration Efforts

1. Proposition O Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting Wednesday July 15, 2009 2:00 p.m. City Hall East, 15th Floor Room 1500 200 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Projects discussed will include: Inner Cabrillo Beach Bacterial Water Quality Improvement project Westchester Stormwater BMP project Allocation of available Prop O funds For more information, visit www.lapropo.org…

Los Angeles River Site Tour Hosted by Prop O Committee

The Proposition O General Obligation Bonds Citizens Oversight Advisory Committee (COAC) is hosting a tour of the Los Angeles River this afternoon. For more information on stops along the tour, please visit: http://lacity.org/cao/propocitizencom/caopropocitizencom235660811_06172009.pdf Details: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 12:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Convene at City Hall East (Curbside Loading Zone) 200 North Main Street…

City Celebrates South Los Angeles Wetlands Park Project

Yesterday, the City held a groundbreaking ceremony marking the introduction of another Proposition O-funded project aimed to divert rainwater and treat urban runoff in a in a densely populated area of South Los Angeles. LA residents’ overwhelming approval of the City’s clean water bond program (Prop O) has led to a $26-million project that will…

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