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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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Pittsburg residents have the worst asthma in Contra Costa County

We mentioned before that Pittsburg is in the top 15% of Bay Area communities affected by air pollution. Well today we learned that Pittsburg residents have the worst asthma in Contra Costa County (which is the second most industrialized county in California, BTW). New data analysis from the county health department shows that Pittsburg has […]

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