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A new crop of eco-warriors take to their own streets

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    This story was sent to you by: Rick Risemberg Among other projects of note are the state s plan to double the width of the 710 freeway.... ... A new crop of
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      This story was sent to you by: Rick Risemberg

      Among other projects of note are the state's plan to double the width of the 710 freeway....

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      A new crop of eco-warriors take to their own streets
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      Along the I-710 corridor, where cargo-carrying trucks and trains spew diesel pollution around the clock, grass-roots groups are persuading residents to act and making clean air a priority.

      By Margot Roosevelt

      September 24 2009

      It is 8:30 a.m. on a Sunday. Along streets of grimy stucco bungalows with bougainvillea, American flags and "Beware of Dog" signs on chain-link fences, a couple of residents are hosing down lawns.

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      http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-air-pollution24-2009sep24,0,4461184.story

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