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By Carmen Rhodes, FRESC Executive Director
Colorado, like several other states, has the potential to be a national leader in the production
In the month of March, the Port of Los Angeles made history, enacting one of the most far-reaching pollution-reduction plans in the country. The Clean Trucks Program approved by the L.A. Port Commission not only will dramatically improve air quality and cut diesel-related health problems, but will help lift 16,000 truck drivers out of poverty.
By Donald Cohen, CPI Executive Director
We're used to a fast pace at CPI. But we outdid ourselves during a recent 12-day stretch: We published new research, won new policy at City Hall, involved hundreds of people in a complex policy campaign, and maintained almost daily presence in local media. The following chronology provides a picture of the work of CPI’s fantastic eight-person staff and demonstrates the media, policy and organizing impact we are having in San Diego.
By Natalie Greene, Pittsburgh UNITED Researcher
Two significant events coincided on March 14th on the 3rd Floor of the David L.
By Marcos Vargas, CAUSE Executive Director
The Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) began its seventh year of op
For the past year, the Coalition for Clean and Safe Ports (CCSP) has been fighting to fix the broken Port trucking system that has created a public health crisis in our community and poor working conditions for Port truck drivers. Environmental, faith, religious and community activists recently met with Oakland Port Executive Director Omar Benjamin and his staff to express their alarm over environmental and health problems caused by diesel pollution generated at the Port; sweats
By Robin Kniech, FRESC Campaign for Responsible Development Coordinator & Program Director
By Mark Spadafore, SANE Executive Director
On December 13th, the Syracuse Post-Standard published the editorial, “Development Delays, Upsta
By Jennifer Epps, GJLN Organizer
Milwaukee’s residents are in the midst of a devastating crisis hinged on the lack of job opportunities, tr
By Eric Altman, OCCORD Executive Director
On Sunday, January 29, 2008, three hundred people braved what the Orange County Register describe