Tag Archives: air monitoring


Independent air monitoring reveals unhealthy air in Pittsburg

Over the holiday break, we conducted independent air monitoring in Pittsburg, and today the results are in. And they are not good: This “PM2.5” number is a measure of the amount of extremely small particles, which can include diesel, acids, organic chemicals, metals, and soil or dust. Because the particles are so small (1/30 the width […]

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HUGE break for Pittsburg: Kamala Harris’s letter to the Planning Dept

Last week, Kamala Harris, California’s top lawyer, sent a letter to the Pittsburg Planning Department shredding the City’s case for WesPac’s proposed oil terminal. This powerful document supports what we have already been saying: we need to know what types of crude oil WesPac could be bringing into Pittsburg. This now marks the third letter to the […]

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