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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 6, 2017 | In the News: LA Times

California Regulators Weigh Whether The State Needs More Power Plants

Angela Johnson Meszaros, Staff Attorney, California Regional Office, Los Angeles: “As our city struggles with the worst smog we’ve seen in years, we appreciate that LADWP is taking some much-needed time to reassess its plans to build fossil fuel power plants. We look forward to the day that LADWP announces that we are going to power our city with 100% clean energy.”

March 29, 2017 | Article

Move Aside Trump, California’s Future Is Electric

While President Trump tries to roll back America’s efforts to fight climate change, California charts its own path by investing $1 billion to electrify the state’s ports, warehouses, buses and cars.

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