A few days ago, I took notice of BusinessWeek's special issue on renewable energy and green building. It turns out they're not the only publication focusing in detail this week on environmental issues: LA Weekly has published a series of articles this week under the title "Clear and Present Danger: What You Can't See Can Kill You." Air quality, of course, is still a concern in Los Angeles, and this special issue dives into the topic with articles on the new danger posed by particulates, the long-range health effects of smog, and the political maneuvering that has diverted attention away from this major public health hazard. As with the BusinessWeek issue, I simply haven't had the time to look at LA Weekly as closely as I would like, so I welcome your reviews and comments. Thanks to online editor Joshua Bearman for the "heads up..."
Categories: Los Angeles, smog, air, health, politics, LA Weekly