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March 22, 2017 | Letter

2017 Community Letter Opposing House Attack on Ozone Standards

Over 120 health, environmental and community organizations sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to oppose the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act” (H.R. 806). If passed this legislation would systematically weaken the Clean Air Act and undermine Americans’ 46-year right to healthy air based on medical science, and delay life-saving health standards already years overdue.

January 9, 2017 | Blog Post

World Logistics Center: Bad for Air, Won’t Bring High-Quality Jobs

In a region that already suffers some of the worst air quality in the nation, we can expect to feel the weight of diesel soot in our lungs from the additional 14,000 truck trips that will rumble through the community every day to the World Logistics Center.

November 16, 2016 | Blog Post

Port of Oakland Expansion Project Must Address Pollution

Guest contributor Margaret Gordon with the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project says that vital environmental mitigation measures from the Port of Oakland could help reduce health problems for children in the region.

August 5, 2016 | Blog Post

Cleaning Up California’s Dirty Freight System

California asserts its commitment to a strong economy and a healthy environment in its new Sustainable Freight Action Plan, but the state can do even more to clean up the polluting freight system.

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