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    By Dianne Anderson Warehouses, often synonymous with pollution, are cropping up everywhere, wearing down impacted communities with a nonstop dirty logistics movement of goods in trucks and trains in the Inland Empire. Lately, the problem is getting more attention as California Attorney General Rob Bonta signed onto a Sierra Club lawsuit against Moreno Valley’s General ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Youth at Akoma Unity Center are learning about environmental injustice, policy reform and social action the hard knocks way – it’s what they see in their water. Over the next year, they’ll learn all about water purity with the Peoples Collective for Environmental Justice (PC4EJ), the organization guiding the way toward cleaner ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Warehouses is once again under scrutiny by the state of California and the community. Wherever warehouses thrive comes the nonstop rumble and roll of trucks and pollution. Last week, over 40 spoke out to uphold the community’s appeal against another warehouse going up behind Poplar Elementary School. The protest was hosted by ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent For many, Earth Day stands as a reminder of everyone’s role as stewards of the planet. It’s a time to reflect and to plan ahead for a cleaner and healthier environment. Still, for many others, it’s also a stark reminder about how African Americans and other minorities are ...
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    By Dianne Anderson There may be no stopping the new airport logistics center now, but with a little persistence, community members could still get a say in hires and benefits in the future of over 3,800 aviation-related jobs. Developers are set to move on the Eastgate Project 1, pending the Federal Aviation Administration approval on ...
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    By Dianne Anderson On the Westside of San Bernardino where Ericka Flores grew up, there was always a hefty daily dose of pollution, much of it coming from local transportation systems, Omnitrans and BNSF railroad. It’s also the area where her friends, community activists Jan Misquez, Sally  Morana, and Marilyn Alcantar, spent years leading the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson In pollution ridden parts of San Bernardino, crusaders have chipped away at policy change for over 20 years, but it’s finally happening. Some got tired, others passed away, and many continued to carry the baton for a safer Westside. The victory this week belongs to the enduring community, especially the early mothers ...