BAEHC seeks pollution reduction through better land use planning


For years, EJ advocates have struggled against the siting and expansion of polluters in their neighborhoods.  Residents have lived with impacts of exposure to multiple pollution sources, which will only grow with the need for greater transit-friendly housing and jobs.  Yet when advocates have fought against BAAQMD to prevent further pollution in their communities, the response has often been that this is a local land use matter.  BAEHC has urged BAAQMD to collaborate with local jurisdictions to ensure that risks in overburdened communities are

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