A plan to expand production at a pair of oil refineries bordering West Long Beach has many concerned the project will further degrade already troubling air quality. Residents, environmentalists and city leaders share their concerns in this short documentary produced by VoiceWaves. “If it harms me here, if the polluted air harms me, where can […]Read More Refinery expansion may pose more health risks for Long Beach’s poor
The soot collects on walls inside homes in West Long Beach, a community situated near oil refineries, freeways and trucking depots. Air quality is a major concern for people in the area, which includes one of the largest oil refineries on the West Coast. “All of the sudden we have asthma, bronchitis.” Read more at […]Read More Will refinery expansion mean better or worse air for Long Beach’s poor?