California residents tell state officials about the health hazards from the pesticides used in the area and how it exacerbated their risk for premature death.
Valley Air district program to send old diesel engine buses to scrap yard in San Joaquin Valley for disadvantaged school districts, a move that will improve health.
The air quality planner at the San Joaquin Valley Air District said complying with the EPA rule will require new local, state, and federal efforts.
Local neighborhoods that are majority Black or Hispanic residents are over-burdened by polluting industries, says the California Environmental Protection Agency.
Hourly air quality reports and activity guides are available for your safety in Fresno, Madera, Visalia, Stockton and Bakersfield area.