Long Beach’s Most Marginalized Neighborhoods Bear the Biggest Burden Environmentally

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Above: West Long Beach playground. Graphics by Baktaash Sorkhabi. Additional reporting by Alyssa Edwards. In 2013, the State of California’s Environmental Protection Agency first released CalEnviroScreen, a tool examining pollution burdens and social vulnerability for all of the state’s...

City Council Unanimously Supports Long Beach Moving Forward on Styrofoam Ban

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Goodbye, expanded polystyrene foam—or as the planet knows you: styrofoam. Last night, with slight opposition from Councilmembers Stacey Mungo, Suzie Price, and Daryl Supernaw pushing for even stricter conditions, the Council unanimously supported our City Attorney moving forward with...