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May 25, 2017 | In the News: Southern California Public Radio, Take Two

Gov. Brown Visits Polluted Neighborhoods In Environmental Tour Of Southeast LA

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "This is one of the most polluted parts of the region. There's lots of diesel trucks and other air pollution that comes into this regions. So, the idea was to let the governor experience firsthand, what it's like to live in this area that is heavily impacted by dirty trucks, dirty trains, and other emissions from goods movement."

April 4, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Community Group Alleges Civil Rights Violations by the City and Port of Oakland in Complaint to Federal Government

On behalf of the communities of West Oakland, the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project submits this Complaint regarding the City of Oakland’s pattern of neglect and systemic disregard for the health and wellbeing of West Oakland’s residents, as demonstrated by its continuous authorizations of expanded freight infrastructure activities at the Port of Oakland and the former Oakland Army Base while failing to ensure adequate health and safety protections for the surrounding community.

March 30, 2017 | Case

Halting Humboldt Bay Bird Habitat Destruction

In an effort to protect one of the most important places for migratory birds on the Pacific Coast, Earthjustice is representing conservation and hunting groups in a lawsuit to stop a large expansion of oyster farming in Humboldt Bay that will dramatically increase the footprint of existing oyster operations.

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