Posts Tagged as "Air Pollution"

The Fight Against the SCIG Project Goes On

Oct. 31, 2012 / By
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Long Beach community members and groups are continuing the fight against the controversial proposed $500 million dollar container loading yard just outside city limits...

Smog Bust: Measuring Long Beach Air Quality

Sep. 5, 2012 / By
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Everyday families and members of the Long Beach community live, work, and play near the freeways, busy streets, and the port of Long Beach...

Long Beach Hears About, Comments On 710 Corridor Expansion Plans

Aug. 10, 2012 / By
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By Harry Saltzgaver
Executive Editor,

A series of meetings and public hearings have taken place this week as outreach to the public for the Environmental Impact Report being prepared for the I-710 Corridor project.


Living Next to a Killer

Aug. 9, 2012 / By
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Dasire’e Pangelinan-Norman, Long Beach, CA., is a graduate of the Youth Institute, Long Beach Y and was a participant in a Media Boot Camp in San Diego as part of VoiceWaves. ..

The Wide Open Spaces of the West Side

Apr. 29, 2012 / By
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The West side of Long Beach is already isolated from the rest of the city. It is surrounded by freeways, an expanding rail yard and the Port of Long Beach...

Dirty Crude Spells Dirty Air in California

Mar. 27, 2012 / By
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New America Media/InsideClimate News, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Mar 27, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO — California’s long-running campaign to reduce air pollution has indirectly helped create a new problem: its oil refineries now produce more greenhouse gas emissions than refineries anywhere else in the country...

Turning Data into Action: Fighting Air Pollution in Two Immigrant Communities

Jan. 27, 2012 / By
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“Turning Data into Action (TDA): Fighting Air Pollution in Two Immigrant Communities” is a community-academic collaboration to reduce disparities in asthma, cardiovascular disease and infant birth weight...

A Garden Is A Place To Grow

Oct. 26, 2011 / By
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Written by Cheeravath Aphipunyo

Imagine your local convenience storefront.  Now, imagine what it would look like if it had a modest array of plants sitting in front of it. ..