Activists Deliver Thousands of Petitions Calling for Stronger Safeguards for Los Angeles County Urban Oil Field November 21, 2019

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“LA County has thus far ignored both the concerns of residents—the vast majority of them people of color—living fenceline to the nation’s largest urban oil field, and the mounting scientific evidence that neighborhood oil production represents a clear and present danger to communities,” said Martha Dina Arguello, Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles and Co-Chair, STAND-LA Coalition.

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