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An Open Letter To Assemblymember Garcia: Amend AB 617 So Our Families Can Breathe

July 12, 2017 The Honorable Cristina Garcia Assemblymember State Capitol, Room 2013 Sacramento, CA 95814 Re: AB 617 — Oppose in Current Iteration Dear Assemblymember Garcia: We thank you for your efforts on behalf of environmental justice communities, and we know you are one of the strongest champions for the community in Sacramento; which makes.....

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Tell Our Governor: Your “Climate Bills” Sell Our Lungs To The Oil Industry, We’re Smarter Than Your Spin

Right now, a battle between political points, the oil industry and the future of the air we breathe is taking place in Sacramento. It’s time to wield our community power to ensure a better future. A key bill package on climate policy and air quality is moving its way through negotiations in our state legislature......

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Press Release: Trucking Industry’s “Assault On Our Lungs” Provision in Transportation Funding Bill Undermines Latest Pollution Regulations

Trucking Industry’s “Assault On Our Lungs” Provision in Transportation Funding Bill Undermines Latest Pollution Regulations Last-minute amendment to SB 1 allows trucking industry to continue polluting Inland Empire’s air Inland Empire, April 4, 2017 – Days after the California Air Resources Board unanimously adopted community-led resolutions to lower toxic air pollution in the Inland Empire, state lawmakers.....

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Our Letter to The California Air Resources Board

On March 23, after years of our communities standing up for our right to breathe clean, healthy air, the California Air Resources Board unanimously approved our community-led resolutions and amendments to the South Coast Air Quality Management Plan. Before the vote, our Executive Director Penny Newman submitted the following statement. Statement by Center for Community.....

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Press Release: California Air Resources Board Approves Stronger South Coast Air Quality Plan

California Air Resources Board Approves Stronger South Coast Air Quality Plan Crucial air quality plan includes important rules on refineries and other polluters, and sets deadline for warehouses and ports to clean up before tough rules kick in Riverside, California– Today, California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted to approve the 2016 Air Quality Management Plan.....

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Take A Stand For Your Human Right To Clean Air

Our communities in the Inland Empire breath the most polluted air in the nation. Polluted air takes our kids out of school for asthma treatment and doctor visits. We live and work with air pollution-induced chronic disease, leading us to die prematurely. We have an opportunity to take a major step forward in the fight to.....