Environment Committee Approves Barrio Logan Clean Air Safe Streets Ordinance

EHC's proposed ordinance routes diesel trucks away from schools, senior living centers and other residential zones. Read more here.

Assemblymember Todd Gloria Names Diane Takvorian as Woman of the Year

Congratulations to our Executive Director Diane Takvorian! Read more about her recognition here.

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San Diego City Council approved a precedent setting climate action plan, making San Diego the first city in California to incorporate the statewide tool, CalEnviroScreen, in its plan to mitigate local impacts of climate change. CalEnviroScreen, the first comprehensive screening system identifying California communities most impacted by pollution, will be used in San Diego to direct investment and benefits to those San Diego neighborhoods that need it the most.

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For many years, residents in the community of Barrio Logan complained about the increasing heavy-duty diesel truck traffic on neighborhood streets. Diesel emissions from these trucks, as well as safety, noise and other impacts concern community members. Based on the California environmental justice mapping tool CalEnviroScreen, we can see that Barrio Logan is in the highest vulnerability for particulate matter from Diesel pollution.