By Tom Hoffman, Pittsburgh UNITED Executive Director
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By Natalie Greene, Pittsburgh UNITED Researcher
Two significant events coincided on March 14th on the 3rd Floor of the David L.
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.
On Thursday, February 21, the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) joined the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and its allies in rallying over 100 workers, activists and clergy at a meeting of the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).