Op-Ed: Freeway Expansion Is a Pill for Poor Health

Will expanding the I-710 freeway to ten general purpose lanes with an added freight corridor lead to cleaner air? In an Op-Ed published on LAStreetsblog, physician Dr. Roberta Kato argues that expanding freeways is a misguided approach to improving air quality, and advocates instead for a community-driven proposal for the I-710 Corridor.

PSR-LA Stands Up to the EPA Over Smog in Los Angeles Basin

PSR-LA Stands Up to the EPA Over Smog in Los Angeles Basin

PSR-LA is leading the way with a challenge to hold the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accountable for meeting its own clean air standards according to the Clean Air Act. The EPA missed a May 2011 deadline to determine whether the ozone level in the region is hazardous to public health, which would help enact tougher limits on pollution from cars, trucks, ships and refineries.