THE STAND

Stand Against Neighborhood Drilling (STAND-LA) is an environmental justice coalition of communities in Los Angeles , California . The coalition hopes to establish a health care environment in Los Angeles to protect the health and safety of people affected by urban oil extraction.

Background

STAND-LA was founded in 2013 but came together in 2014 clarification needed ] under the name STAND-LA [1] It has several locations, including the Inglewood Oil Field , Wilmington Oil Field , and Porter Ranch . [2] These oil extraction sites operate in the neighborhoods of coalition members, their families, and their children.

STAND-LA’s founding members include:

  • Communities for a Better Environment [3]
  • Esperanza Community Housing Corporation [4]
  • Holman United Methodist Church [5]
  • Liberty Hill Foundation [6]
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles [7]
  • Redeemer Community Partnership [8]

Issues and Campaigns

Health Impacts of Neighborhood Drilling

The coalition focuses on the issue of health and safety in relation to the environment and the environment.

References

  1. Jump up^ http://www.stand.la/about-us.html
  2. Jump up^ http://www.stand.la/urban-drilling-sites-in-los-angeles.html
  3. Jump up^ CBE Communities for a Better Environment
  4. Jump up^ Esperanza Community Housing Corporation
  5. Jump up^ Holman United Methodist Church
  6. Jump up^ Liberty Hill Foundation
  7. Jump up^ Physicians for Social Responsibility
  8. Jump up^ Redeemer Community Partnership

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