Clean Up Green Up in the News!

Leonardo Picture KPCC Article Water Transit and Toxic Hotspots... 5.20.13

Boyle Heights resident Leonardo Vilchis, of Union de Vecinos, says the next mayor can have a lot of influence on toxic pollution in his neighborhood. – Molly Peterson / KPCC

KPCC’s environmental reporter Molly Peterson recently interviewed Leonardo Vilchis of Union De Vecinos, one of the the organizations leading the Clean Up Green Up effort.

He hopes that L.A.’s new mayor will make environmental health a priority. “The new mayor could immediately put this stuff in the budget and start addressing these issues and then negotiate with the council,” he says. “And if you have this kind of leadership, things will move faster, and the community will hopefully start feeling the impacts of these kind of changes in policy.” READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE


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