Draft EPA plans indicate increased focus on freight transportation air pollution and public health

Image: East Bay Express http://goo.gl/9yJb6H Freight transportation hubs such as ports and rail yards may be America’s biggest “black hole” in terms of environmental health, but that might change in the future. Owners of most polluting facilities, such as power plants,...

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How one California community is fighting to keep a massive warehouse — and the pollution it would bring — out of their backyard

Share the Rocha’s story and sign the #ZeroEmissionsNow petition. Thomas and Kim Rocha chose their “dream community” of Bloomington, California many years ago, because it wasn’t flooded with the traffic they had experienced elsewhere. But in recent years, Bloomington and other sleepy areas of...

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WSJ Reports on Moving Forward Network. Join our Campaign for EPA to Regulate Port & Railyard Air Pollution!

Photo: University of Southern California Are you one of the tens of millions of Americans exposed to dangerous diesel exhaust air pollution from ports or railyards? Diesel exhaust air pollution causes cancer, cardiovascular and lung diseases, and premature death, and has been linked to a growing...

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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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