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July 19, 2017 | In the News: San Francisco Chronicle

Feds Probe West Oakland Development For Racial Bias On Pollution

Adenike Adeyeye, Senior Researcher & Policy Analyst, Earthjustice: “Even as the community was saying 'this isn’t what we want, and we don’t want more truck traffic,' the city was pursuing that avenue. Being exposed to a lot of exhaust from trucks affects people’s entire systems — heart, lungs, brain — and can have devastating impacts.”

July 19, 2017 | In the News: Grunion Gazettes

Ports Release Aggressive, Expensive Clean Air Action Plan

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The mayors laid out a bold vision for what they expect. What people are going to look at is, ‘does this plan live up to this vision?’ You have to have a way to measure success; otherwise it’s another policy plan that could be dismissed at the whim of future harbor commissions. Emissions commitment are important.”

June 30, 2017 | Blog Post

Seismic Blasting Would Deafen Marine Mammals

As companies search for oil and gas deposits buried beneath the ocean floor in the Atlantic, whales and dolphins could suffer permanent hearing damage and even death.

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