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Sustaining L.A.

UCLA Magazine profile on Bruin alumnus, environmental advocate, and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold.

Surveying H2O in Southern California

Stephanie Pincetl, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, speaks about her continued work to map the different organizations and entities that control water in Los Angeles.

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Can We Ensure the Future of Water?

The UCLA Water Resources Group, founded by the IoES, works with environmental organizations and government agencies to improve water management in Los Angeles.

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California beaches are eroding

Tony Orme, professor emeritus of geography and geology & UC White Mountain Research Center director, was interviewed on KPCC about efforts to replenish beach sand lost to development and other human activities along California’s coastline.

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Sustainability: Water – Los Angeles & Water Imports

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA Director Stephanie Pincetl and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold are featured in an NBC Learn video about Southern California’s water resources.

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L.A.’s new groundwater treatment center

IoES Associate Director Mark Gold was interviewed on KNX-1070 AM about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s plan to build the world’s largest groundwater treatment center over a Superfund pollution site in the San Fernando Valley.

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DWP to build groundwater treatment plants on Superfund site

IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in a L.A. Times article about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s plans to construct facilities that will restore pumping of drinking water from scores of contaminated San Fernando Valley wells.

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Refreshing the Clean Water Act

The LA Times featured an Op-Ed by IoES Associate Director Mark Gold about the federal law turning 40 this week.

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The Lost Wetlands of Los Angeles

KCET.org featured a story about a new report on Ballona Creek co-authored by IoES Adjunct Professor Travis Longcore.

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Heal the Bay 2011 Beach Report Card

Water quality at LA County beaches worsened between 2010 and 2011 and water quality statewide dipped slightly but remained “very good to excellent,” according to the annual report released May 25 by environmental group Heal the Bay.

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Scientists worry about oil ‘iceberg’ in Gulf

Richard Ambrose, professor of environmental health sciences, was interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Corp.’s “The World Today” about the clean-up following the BP oil rig explosion and spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.

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Reflections on the Gulf Oil Spill—One year later

On April 20, 2010 an explosion rocked the BP Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling rig. On April 22, 2010 Deepwater Horizon sank, leaving the well gushing at the sea floor and causing the largest offshore oil spill in United States history. Two UCLA experts weigh in on the anniversary of the disaster.