How South L.A. Residents Are Shutting Down Big Oil in Their Neighborhoods February 16, 2021

A small child holds a sign up at a protest against oil drilling in neighborhoods that reads "We want our ENVIRONMENT CLEAN."

Photo: STAND-L.A.

KCET

For [Martha Dina Argüello of PSR-Los Angeles] and the groups she worked with, the proposed ordinance, to be discussed sometime this year, marks a long-sought-after victory in what many deemed a David and Goliath-like battle.

“The shift is undeniable,” Argüello added. “We had moments when we were really building momentum. We never gave up. We’ve been relentless.”

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