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L.A., Long Beach ports adopt plan to slash air pollution and go zero-emissions

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Thu, 11/02/2017 (All day)

The nation’s largest port complex approved a plan Thursday to slash air pollution by encouraging the phase-out of diesel trucks in favor of natural gas and, ultimately, zero-emissions trucks and cargo-handling equipment over the next two decades.

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Air Pollution Kills Millions Each Year. Here’s How Cities Can Fight It.

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Thu, 10/26/2017 (All day)

When a city’s air is dirty, it threatens residents’ health and economic security. This problem is worsening across the globe, and air quality experts say cities owe it to their people to take action.

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When The Air In Your Home Is More Polluted Than Outside

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

I never knew that indoor air quality could be an issue until I moved to New York City from Northern California in 2009.

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‘Trying to breathe’—as CA toasts environmental win, pollution still plagues

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Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:17am

Growing up with 12 people packed into a two-bedroom apartment in Wilmington, Magali Sanchez-Hall rarely left the bubble of her south Los Angeles neighborhood.

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Questions remain as Gov. Brown signs legislation to address neighborhood-level air pollution

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Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:14am

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at improving air quality in disadvantaged communities, a key step in shifting the debate over how the state fights climate change and an issue that has tested the influence of environmental justice advocates.