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Diesel Pollution Community Meeting


For release April 19, 2005



Archived. This is an older press release from 2005 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.



What:

A community meeting to discuss solutions to diesel pollution in West Contra Costa County. Residents are encouraged to attend the meting and voice their concerns about diesel pollution, truck problems and other neighborhood air quality concerns.

When:

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27

Where:

Neighborhood House of North Richmond
820 23rd Street
Richmond

Why:

There is up to six times more diesel pollution released in West Contra Costa County than the rest of the county as a whole. Residents of Richmond and San Pablo are more likely to be hospitalized for asthma than residents in the rest of the county.

Who:

The diesel pollution meeting is sponsored by the Community Health Initiative, the West County Toxics Coalition, Neighborhood House of North Richmond, the Pacific Institute and Contra Costa Health Services.

For more information about the Diesel Pollution Meeting, call Lee Jones at 510-798-3322 or Jannat Muhammad at 510-229-5014.


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Press Contact
  • Lee Jones
  • 510-798-3322
  • Jannat Muhammad
  • 510-229-5014