Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


Map: EPA Violations in the L.A. Area

LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

Did you ever have that sinking feeling that factory around the corner was a dirty polluter? Maybe they were caught and fined by the Environmental Protection Agency, which today released its annual map of violations across the country. It's a bit hard to understand case files, but it's easy to find locations of violations with the Google Map tool.

Additionally, only 90 percent of facilities subject to enforcement were mapped. "EPA did not map the locations of drinking water treatment plants due to potential security concerns," a statement read.