San Diego Passes Resolution to Restrict Truck Pollution in Barrio Logan

  • New route for heavy duty trucks will direct them away from residents
  • Environmental Health Coalition celebrates approval of the policy championed by community residents to protect public health

• Assessment released today sets baseline data to more easily evaluate City of San Diego’s progress moving forward
• Plan recommends immediate action in the areas that will have the most impact: mass transit and community investment

Community Activists, Artists and Youth Unite for #HealthyHoods with Environmental Health Coalition

Environmental Health Coalition proposes designated truck route in Barrio Logan to protect public health

  • Organization requests city publicly release original election results
  • Community committed to even bigger turnout on April 18
  • Environmental justice organization to ensure Air Resources Board holds SANDAG accountable to equitable, transparent implementation of SB 375
  • EHC says low-income communities of color continue to suffer first and worst from climate change
  • Senator Toni Atkins, President Pro Tempore, to keynote April 19 event
  • Evening to encourage civic engagement in San Diego’s low-income communities of color in 2018 elections
  • Unanimous vote gives Mundo Gardens operation of first public garden in Old Town National City
  • Environmental Health Coalition facilitates community vision for healthy neighborhood

Advocates say San Diego’s transportation planning agency must reach 25 percent emission reduction goal by 2035