Pollution

Did you know that diesel trucks across the country make over a hundred thousand trips a day from ports to distribution centers to deliver the flat screen TVs, computers, and other products we use everyday? Most of us do not think about the unfathomable amount of transport that it takes to bring us all this stuff–but what  about what it’s doing to our health? Those hundreds of thousands of trips that trucks make to deliver our goods creates untold tons of diesel pollution, and it is making people sick, especially in low-income communities populated overwhelmingly by people of color.  CEH worked to support stronger regulations on diesel pollution in port communities across the nation.

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