Palos Verdes-South Bay Sierra Club


Let’s Get Together:

Local communities gained a say in decisions that affect air pollution in the harbor area with the passage of AB617.

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Lies Cost Lives

Millions living in the vicinity of two South Bay refineries are at risk from massive amounts of highly toxic hydrogen fluoride.

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Will the State Budget Affect Environmental Justice for the South Bay?

How are environmental inequities, particularly those resulting from pollution in and around the Port of L.A., addressed in the proposed state budget?

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AQMD Bows to Industry, Says No HF Ban

On June 22, the AQMD Refinery Committee voted 3-2 to allow tons of toxic volatile hydrogen fluoride (HF) to remain at two local refineries, Torrance PBF and Wilmington Valero. The refineries will add more water sprays, pumps, sensors, and video…

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Join Us to Halt the Toxic Threat

By Al Sattler, Group Chair A crucial meeting of the AQMD Board will be held Friday morning Feb. 1 in Diamond Bar.  We need as many people as possible to attend this meeting to tell the board that we want…

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Refineries Put South Bay at Risk

Learn What You Can Do on July 26 By Steve Dillow, Conservation Co-Chair Accidents and explosions continue to plague the Torrance Refinery. Because that refinery and the Valero facility in Wilmington use the highly toxic and volatile chemical MHF, a…

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