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The LA City Council and its Harbor Commission have approved two new wharves for China Shipping, Ltd. Each would accommodate 300 ships every year and thousands of diesel trucks to move cargo in and out of the massive facility. To the city, the expansion means a lease worth 650 million dollars. To residents, it-s hundreds of ships and thousands of trucks spewing fumes into San Pedro and Wilmington, which already suffer some of the worst air in Los Angeles. We speak with homeowners who claim they-re being stonewalled; the head of the Harbor Commission, who-s accused of approving the project without sufficient environmental review; and the Natural Resources Defense Counsel, which has filed a lawsuit to review the project.
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LA Police Department

Police Protective League

Air Quality Management District

China Shipping, Ltd.

Federal Clean Air Act

LA Board of Harbor Commissioners

Natural Resource Defense Counsel

Port of Los Angeles

Producers:
Frances Anderton

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