Huffington Post reports on MFN Meeting with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and Request for Help for Overburdened Port & Railyard Communities

Earlier this week,  Huffington Post reporter Robert Baldwin III spent two days in Washington, D.C. with over 15 Moving Forward Network members from overburdened communities across the United States and national environmental groups, and wrote an excellent news article. Among our group were...

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LA Times withdraws support for the BNSF SCIG Railyard

Photo from Dear Mr. Warren Buffet video by the Green L.A. Port Working Group It would be an overstatement to say that the LA Times Editorial Board, which until yesterday had supported the BNSF Southern California Intermodal Gateway, admitted it had been snookered by project proponents, but not by...

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MFN members and others win suit against dirty BNSF railyard and protect community health

Photo: East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice This week a California Superior Court judge handed the community a huge victory when he ruled that the Environmental Impact Study for a huge BNSF Intermodal Railyard was flawed, reversed project approvals, and ordered a halt to...

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Particulate Matter Air Pollution causes 15,000 premature births in the US and costs $4 billion/year

Image: Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy linked to ADHD, EurActiv The serious health effects of particulate matter air pollution are wide ranging and well known.  Short term and long term exposure causes premature death, particularly from cardiac and pulmonary disease, and is associated...

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