Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (left), D-Bell Gardens, authored Bill 617, and Gov. Jerry Brown testified for it at the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on July 13, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif.
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (left), D-Bell Gardens, authored Bill 617, and Gov. Jerry Brown testified for it at the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on July 13, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (left), D-Bell Gardens, authored Bill 617, and Gov. Jerry Brown testified for it at the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on July 13, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
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Latinos are more likely to live in polluted communities. A new law could help

July 26, 2017 06:00 AM