Posts Tagged as "pollution"

Inside the First Long Beach Toxic Tour

Nov. 29, 2012 / By
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By VoiceWaves Guest Youth Reporter Kaitlyn Smith

The noxious smell of diesel began to fill my nose as the bus for the first Toxic Tour departed for our two-hour journey through Long Beach...

Minorities, Poor Breathe Worse Air Pollution, Study Finds

Nov. 4, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Cheryl Katz, Posted: Nov 04, 2012

Tiny particles of air pollution contain more hazardous ingredients in non-white and low-income communities than in affluent white ones, a new study shows...

I-710 Freeway Project: Interview with Community Residents

Aug. 15, 2012 / By
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At a recent Community Forum regarding the proposed expansion of the 710 Freeway through Long Beach and other communities, elected officials, organizations and community residents had a opportunity to share their comments...

Elected Officials’ Reaction to 710 Project

Aug. 15, 2012 / By
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Long Beach City Councilmembers James Johnson and Steven Neal recently attended a community forum about the proposed I-710 Freeway expansion...

710 Expansion Project

Aug. 15, 2012 / By
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The California Department of Transportation just completed a series of Community hearings to gather comments about this proposed expansion of the 71- Freeway...

Beleaguered Richmond Earns Multicultural Clout

Jun. 5, 2012 / By
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Environmental Health News, News Feature, Cheryl Katz and Jane Kay, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

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Eastern Coachella Valley Fights Pollution: 3 Profiles in Environmental Activism

Apr. 3, 2012 / By
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New America Media/Coachella Unincorporated, News Feature, Ivan Delgado, Rogelio Montaño and Aurora Saldivar, Posted: Apr 02, 2012

The following articles are part of a special investigative reporting package looking at environmental health conditions in Mecca, Calif.,..

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...

Study Maps Pollution Hotspots in CA’s San Joaquin Valley

Nov. 17, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 16, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO —  It’s well known that California’s San Joaquin Valley has some of the worst air quality in the nation...