Freeway Expansion a Misguided Approach to Improving Air Quality

How will expanding the I-710 freeway impact the health of nearby residents? In an Op-Ed published in EGP News, Dr. Felix L. Nuñez, MD, MPH, expresses his concern that freeway expansion will induce traffic and lead to negative health outcome in Bell Gardens, where he serves as the Chief Medical Officer of a community health center.


October 10 — Rally to Kick Coal and Oil Out of Los Angeles

On October 10, people across the planet will join together for the 10/10/10 Global Work Party, the world’s largest day of action to fight the climate crisis. Globally, there are 3,427 events scheduled in 165 countries. In Los Angeles, hundreds of community members from all parts of the city will rally at City Hall to break our city’s reliance on coal and oil.


Stop Toxic Emissions from Locomotives and Railyards

Diesel emissions are known toxic air contaminants and emissions from locomotives and rail yard equipment have not been effectively regulated. Breathing in diesel exhaust contributes to cancer, asthma, heart disease, premature birth, increased school absence, and other health problems. Act now to protect public health!