Tag: Equity

Action 1

Limit siting of new sensitive uses, such as playgrounds, daycare centers, schools, residences, or medical facilities, within 500 feet of freeways.

Action 2

Expand the minimum setback distance for oil and gas operations from sensitive land uses, and apply these requirements to facilitate the phasing out of existing operations.

Action 3

Conduct an inventory to identify all abandoned/idled oil and gas infrastructure in LA County, and develop and implement a closure plan, prioritized by condition and proximity to sensitive populations, that includes identification of potential funding sources.

Action 4

Require oil and gas facility operators to prepare and make available to the public a comprehensive Community Safety Plan, in coordination with County departments, including Fire, Building and Safety, and Law Enforcement.

Action 5

Expand the role and authority for DPH in the initial permitting process, and the ongoing enforcement of regulations for industrial facilities.

Action 6

Implement recommendations from Metro's Countywide Strategic Truck Arterial Network (CSTAN) on County-maintained roadways, prioritizing those that minimize emissions exposure for vulnerable populations.

Action 7

Utilize refinery fenceline and community air monitoring data to improve emissions regulations, and expand enforcement resources for these regulations.

Action 9

Partner with school districts to monitor air quality and identify measures to reduce pollution exposure.

Action 10

Partner with local and regional agencies along key freight corridors, as well as with private freight movers, to implement 'green goods movement' technologies, such as medium- and heavy-duty zero emission vehicle infrastructure, through initiatives like Metro's I-710 Corridor Project or use of County properties for refueling.


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